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Corrections Museum, Bangkok

The Bangkok Corrections Museum is located on the site of a former maximum security Bangkok Remand Prison built in 1890 during the reign of King Rama V.

The Bangkok Corrections Museum is located on the site of a former maximum security Bangkok Remand Prison built in 1890 during the reign of King Rama V. Most of it has been torn down and turned into a public park, but three blocks, a cellblock, a side of the prison wall and two watchtowers were preserved and turned into a museum. It exhibits photographs and models of the old prison, torture weapons along with wax models depicting execution scenes. Furniture and crafts made by the prison inmates are also on display. The museum can only be visited after making an appointment, but some punishment instruments can be seen from the public park outside, so you don't necessarily need to enter the museum.


Hours

Sun

Closed

Mon

8:30

16:30

Tue

8:30

16:30

Wed

8:30

16:30

Thu

8:30

16:30

Fri

8:30

16:30

Sat

Closed

About Corrections Museum

 436 Th Mahachai, Phra Nakhon, จังหวัด กรุงเทพมหานคร Thailand

 +66 2 226-1706

 www.correct.go.th

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Wat Chakrawat

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Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre

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Pak Khlong Talat

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Charoen Krung Road

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Princess Mother Memorial Park

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Memorial Bridge

Rommaninat Park

This public park is built on the old prison grounds of the Bangkok Remand Prison near Wat Suthat

Wat Suthat and the Giant Swing

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Museum of Siam

The recently renovated European-style mansion of the Ministry of Commerce of Thailand has been turned in good use