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Folk Museum of Wat Tha Pud

22 August 2018

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Wat Tha Pud is an ancient temple built in the Ayutthaya period. There have been renowned monks who are much respected by villagers and the general public. Ancient monuments, as well as antiquities, had been built according to art styles periods. Later, these antiques were continually stolen and smuggled to be sold as seen from the remaining bases with no Buddha images. However, there are still some antiquities left for later generations to learn. The museum holds a collection of valuable ancient artifacts. They were audited and registered for preservation in this museum. The exhibition includes the Royal Palanquin, silver niello ware spittoons, and a bow of a royal ship. These items were bestowed to Luang Po Rod, the first abbot of Wat Tha Pud, by King Taksin the Great. Other items are various everyday utensils and items donated by the villagers. All items are displayed on the ground floor of the tipitaka hall. There are stories about the history of Wat Tha Pud through various assumptions appeared in documents and antiquities in the museum.

 

Information from: Museum Thailand Database

Management

Temple and community

Organization Museum

Important Person/ History /Archeology

Map

Folk Museum of Wat Tha Pud

Address And Contact Number

Rai Khing Sub - District, Sam Phran District, Nakhon Pathom, 73210 Rai Khing Sam Phran Nakhon Pathom 73210
Telephone : 034 288 852

Operating hours

Open daily at 08.00 am - 04.00 pm.

Admission fee

Free admission

Getting There

With private car: From Bangkok, take highway number 4 to Nakhon Pathom. From the city center, take Highway number 4. Go straight to Sanam Chan Sub - District. Then take road  number 321. Use left channel and trun right to Highway number 3316. The destination is on the left.

Proper for General Public

Proper
Improper

Proper for Children

Proper
Improper

Credit Card

Yes
No

Advanced Booking

Reservation is not needed.

FACILITY

Free parking

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