The Jim Thompson House is a popular museum in Bangkok that houses numerous Thai structures from the 1950s and the 1960s, obtained from all over the country. The museum was established by Jim Thompson - an American businessman who helped revitalize the Thai silk industry in the past. At present, the Jim Thompson House houses a collection of tasteful art pieces and antiques that are on display for the public and visitors also have the option of choosing from guided tours in English, Japanese, French or Thai. Some of the highlights at the museum include collections of ceramics, sculptures, paintings and furniture. The site is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country and is flocked by visitors throughout the year.
Tickets cost around 100 Baht for adults and 50 Baht for students.
Open from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Around 1 – 2 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
Collections of ceramics, sculptures, paintings and furniture
Though designated prayer room facilities at Jim Thompson House may not be available for Muslim travellers, it is possible to enquire for a private space that can be made use of during prayer times. There are also a number of mosques near Jim Thompson House such as the Bangkok Mosque, Darool Aman Mosque, Al-Huda Mosque, Chakrabongse Mosque,Tanson Mosque, Noor-ul-Islam Mosque and Luang Mosque which can all be visited.
Halal food near Jim Thompson House can be found at some of the numerous Halal restaurants in Bangkok. Some of the most prominent Halal restaurants in Bangkok include Sara Restaurant, Yusuf Foods, Wrap-It at Siam Paragon, Akbar Restaurant, etc. Finding Halal food in Bangkok will not be too difficult.