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Jim Thompson House

พิพิธภัณฑ์​บ้าน จิม ทอมป์สัน

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Wishlisted by Patricia Celso

"Little Patricia tells a story, Jim Thompson's gallery, Reveals Thai Silk Industry. Where to be, where could she be? She said -- I wanna go to Jim Thompson Museum, Hopefully, I mu-see you-m soon." One of the most interesting ventures I came accross as a history nazzi was the time I learned about the Silk Road. It embodies human history and the rise of cultural trade. It was the beginning of economic transformation between different civilizations. But more than that, silk road narrates not just triumph, but the fiascos and decline of some civilizations and cultures that is weaved within the history. Hence, reminiscing this leads me to my wanderlust to explore Jim Thompson's House and Museum. Thailand is a home for silk industry. Not many may have known, but Thailand boasts a culture that is intricate with the use of Thai silk in weaving. History speaks that there is an endless cultural contact in Thailand because they produce quality silk -- that even Chinese silk became better because of their influence through the Thai Silk Road. From the past centuries, the image of Thailand represents silk textiles that unfolds the identity of their ethnic communities and meticulous cultural art. However, the past also leaves a residue of its sorrows as a home for silk industry. In the 1950's Thailand experienced a cultural decline from their Thai Silk Industry. The country was at the edge of losing their roots. But, because of Jim Thompson, who found his ways to innovate, Thai Silk Industry rose again. From hand weavings, Thompson helped in upgrading looms and machines. If not because of him, the valuable culture of the Thai ethnic communities and the rest of the country might have just died. And if there's one hidden treasure to unfold, that is to have a first-hand experience of how Thompson combined history and contemporary designs which extends to Thailand's success. Thus, visiting Jim Thompson's House and Museum is like digging a treasure untold while getting to know Jim Thompson well as the "Thai Silk King". Getting there would also meam a free-ride to Thailand's roller coaster of Silk Industry - from its fiascos to triumphs. All the more, tourists can enjoy the architectural design of each houses built with in the range of the museum. That's why, Jim Thompson House and Museum, mu-SEE YOU-m soon!


Museum · Cultural · Educational · Local Experience · Long-standing Classics · Ultimate Tourist · Take a Taxi · Casual · Local Treasure · Conveniently Located · Famous · Reasonably Priced

Open today: 09:00-18:00

6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Road, Bangkok, Thailand

6 ถนน พระรามที่ ๑ แขวง วังใหม่ เขต ปทุมวัน กรุงเทพมหานคร

+66 2 216 7368

Comments (54)

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@yammybee its a museum too!!

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@pdextertcelso yes daddd

Ma. Clarisss  7 months ago

will forever be your jim buddy

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@cindy.tbcn Also weaving!!!

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@santizamra wowers hahahs awow

Dino Isteban  7 months ago

first-hand experiences are the best

Hanzel  7 months ago

Perfect travel itinerary

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@jdvivas yes, need namin photographer friend hahahahahahaha

Mary Joy Maturan  7 months ago

beautiful

Jan David Vivas  7 months ago

@patricia.celso @bslnoeh_ yan yan! gusto ko yan!!

Santi Zamora  7 months ago

Wowwowowow!!

Cindy Tabacon  7 months ago

Thai Silk Industry is well known in Asia! Good to know that you want to add this on your itinerary.

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@josephlaurel oh yeah. Surprising nga raw.

Joseph Laurel  7 months ago

Read a book abt this, and his disappearance is skeptical

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@bslnoeh_ museum date with the barkada next time

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@notyourkieferravena lets catch up soon!

Basil Dumalaog  7 months ago

Our resident museum girl!!!

Mary Axle Celso  7 months ago

I love the nature there too!

Kiefer Tabasco  7 months ago

tagal na natin di nagkita. Mu-SEE YOU-m soon din hahaha

Prime Alexa  7 months ago

You can never buy an experience. This will perfectly guide you to your passion.

Nathan  7 months ago

@rafainow TAYO BUDDIES

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@carrzy everything is interesting about Thailand.

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@rafainow YES!!!!!!

Rafael Inocencio  7 months ago

BET! CAN I BE YOUR JIM BUDDY TOO?

Carina Lopez  7 months ago

Interesting Silk Industry story 😯

Yam Bersola  7 months ago

Beautiful house

Steven Gumbano  7 months ago

This is a great house turned to museum

Ian Sabado  7 months ago

Travelling + Learning = 👌👌👌

Patrick Ernest Celso  7 months ago

Patricia Approves 💯

Jan David  7 months ago

I like your write-up

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@kathcelsobelmonte heard about it too. LEMI unfold it in Bangkok???

Kath Cebel  7 months ago

Read about Jim Thompson. He suddenly disappeared daw? maybe check his life story too there. 🤔

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@pdextertcelso ♥️♥️♥️

Dexter Celso  7 months ago

so great!

Jenifer Galitan  7 months ago

💓💓💓

Rica Bambilla  7 months ago

💯💯💯

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@leannecarigaba wait siz hahaha

Leanne Carigaba  7 months ago

sama naman ako jan

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@jdvivas solido haha

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@tayaaya guurl! hahahahaha im shy na

Aya Jaronilla  7 months ago

LEMI, make this girl's wishes come true!!!

Oyo Malibot  7 months ago

hilig mo talaga sa museums

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@benjamintoledo BKK FOR THE WIN!

Patricia Celso  7 months ago

@markrenzo thai-na all HAHAHAHAH

Mark Renzo  7 months ago

sana all

Trick Oslec  7 months ago

hahaha nicesue

Inklings  7 months ago

Jim Thompson is so great

Benjamin Toledo  7 months ago

yes. no one wants to miss this when in BKK

Jan David Vivas  7 months ago

solid 👌

pamela wan  7 months ago

hope to be there too!

PJ Celso  7 months ago

ayesz 🤘🤘🤘

Cass Belmonte  7 months ago

Enjoy!

Clarissa  7 months ago

Artsy!

Jazz Canizares  7 months ago

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