Located opposite Ayutthaya's Rajabhat University at Rojana Road, Chao Sam Phraya National Museum is a prominent attraction and landmark in the area and is frequented by visitors throughout the year. The museum is named after the son of a former king of Ayutthaya and was inaugurated in 1961 by HM King Rama IX. Visitors to the museum will be able to witness various items-of-interest including several architectural relics, sculptures, garments and ceramics. The museum comprises three main buildings with each building offering something different on display. A visit to the Chao Sam Phraya National Museum is highly recommended for travellers who wish to learn more about Thailand’s fascinating past.
Tickets cost around 150 Baht
Open daily (except on Mondays and Tuesdays) from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Around 1 – 2 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The archaeological relics
Muslim travellers who require prayer facilities near Chao Sam Phraya National Museum may visit some of the mosques in Ayutthaya during prayer times. Islamvattana is amongst some of the most prominent mosques in Ayutthaya and can be visited by Muslim travellers during prayer times.
Halal food near Chao Sam Phraya National Museum can be found at some of the Halal restaurants in Ayutthaya. Most of the popular Halal restaurants in Ayutthaya are located at the U-Thong Road towards the south of the island. Travellers may also choose to opt for vegetarian cuisine at some of the local restaurants in the area but it is recommended that you enquire about how food is prepared, prior to dining.