You will be picked up from your hotel/directly from the airport and taken in either a coach or private air conditioned vehicle on a sightseeing tour to Bangkok’s National Museum.
The Bangkok National Museum, located in the Grand Palace complex, is the largest in South East Asia and was established by King Rama IV to keep his private antique collections. The Gallery of Thai History is located in the Sivamokhaphiman Hall, with the Prehistory Gallery at the rear of the building. The History of Art collection is displayed in the South and North Wings and the Minor arts, Royal Cremation Chariots and Ceremonial Objects are exhibited nearby in other buildings within the Grand Palace compound.
The National Museum collection encompasses a wide range of religious and secular art found throughout the country. Items from pre-historic times, through the Srivijaya, Dvaravati, Khmer Kingdoms and the Sukhothai, Ayutthaya and Rattanakosin periods of Thai history can be found here. These include Neolithic tools, painted pots and bronze objects unearthed in the northeast. Thai Buddhist art exhibits feature images in stone, bronze and terracotta as well as illustrated scripture books manuscript cabinets.
The Museum also has a large collection of miscellaneous items such as Thai and Chinese ceramics, theatrical costumes, palanquins, weapons and assorted items used in royal households.
At the end of the four hour tour, you will be dropped off at the original starting point.