The Bangkok Folk Museum offers a peek into the lifestyles of middle-class Thais in Bangkok during World War II and the following decade. It is housed in 2 beautiful wooden houses, one of which dates to 1937 and was formerly the residence of the Surawadee family. On display are antiques, household items, a kitchen, sanitation and toilet facilities used during the war. Part of museum is devoted to maintaining the history of Bang Rak and Silom, showing the farms, canals and windmills that were once characteristic of this area.
273 Charoen Krung Soi 43, Si Praya, Bang Rak, Bangkok, 10500, Thailand
Nearest Transit: Saphan Taksin BTS Station (Lines: Silom)
+66 2 233-7027
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