Visit the former house of the late silk tycoon for a true beauty of Thai architecture and a stunning collection of rare Asian artifacts. The exquisite complex of six traditional Thai teak houses once belonged to James H.W. Thompson. An avid collector himself, his house displays antiques and collectibles he sourced from around Asia such as Buddha images from the 13th century, original Thai paintings from the 18th century and Chinese porcelains from the 14th century.
Opening: Everyday, 09:00 to 17:00
Address: Thanon Rama I, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan
Admission: 200 Baht (100 Baht for children)
Travel Tip: The Jim Thompson House is best reached via the BTS Skytrain and is just across from the National Stadium station. Guided tours of the mansion are compulsory.