The mysteries unveiled at the Night of Museums in Thailand 2023

The mysteries unveiled at the Night of Museums in Thailand 2023

Updated on 11-12-2023
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The long-awaited “Museum Night 2023” initiative launched by the Thai government aims to rekindle cultural fervor. From December 15th to 24th, the festival invites the public to explore the country’s 48 museums under the bewitching charm of the night.

The Night of Museums 2023 promises to be rich in fascinating experiences
The Night of Museums 2023 promises to be rich in fascinating experiences

According to Karom Polpornklang, deputy government spokesperson, the festival seeks to strengthen Thailand’s cultural soft power by having everyone experience a nighttime museum adventure.

Night Adventure: Exploration of the 48 Laotian Museums.
Night Adventure: Exploration of the 48 Laotian Museums.

The goal is to transform 25 museums in Bangkok and 23 more in the provinces into captivating nighttime attractions. These cultural havens will be presented not only as historical archives but also as vibrant hubs of knowledge and creativity. Culture-based products will also be available for visitors to purchase so they can bring a piece of the experience home.

Tourists visit the museum
Understanding Thailand through history, society, and nature

A collaboration between the National Discovery Museum Institute and Museum Thailand network, the festival aspires to deepen the public's understanding of Thai history, society, lifestyle, identity, natural resources, nature, and science. The exhibits at participating museums promise an immersive journey, offering a glimpse into the diversity of Thai culture, The Nation reports.

 The children at Space Inspirium
Discover the unexpected during your visit to the nocturnal museum

Here is a sneak peek at some of Bangkok's stellar museums awaiting your nocturnal exploration:

  • Bangkok National Museum
  • Bangkok University Gallery
  • Siam Museum
  • Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
  • Treasury Department’s Coins Museum
  • Pipit Banglamphu Museum
  • Ban Chao Phraya Art Gallery
  • Saisuddha Nobhadol Historical Building at Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University
  • Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall
  • King Vajiravudh Memorial
  • King Prajadhipok Museum
  • Bank of Thailand Learning Centre
  • Wang Ruen Rudee
  • Chulalongkorn University Museum
  • Chulalongkorn University Natural History Museum
  • Chulalongkorn University Visualization Technology Museum
  • Chulalongkorn University Geology Museum
  • Prof Kasin Suvatabhandhu Herbarium
  • Jim Thompson House
  • Jim Thompson Art Center
  • Science Centre for Education
  • Royal Thai Air Force Museum
  • NSM Science Space at The Street Ratchada
  • Jewelry and Gem Museum
  • Siam Serpentarium
 Museum of Siam at night
Museum of Siam at night

The attraction spans beyond the capital, with 23 provincial museums awaiting your discovery, from the Nakhon Ratchasima Natural Science Centre for Amphibians and Reptiles to the charming Phuket Thaihua Museum in Phuket. These cultural treasures promise you an unforgettable night.

Museum Night 2023 is your golden ticket to uncover the secrets of Thailand’s rich cultural heritage. Whether you are a history buff, art lover, or simply seeking a one-of-a-kind adventure, mark your calendars for a magical night like never before!

Source: thethaiger.com


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