Formerly a mint factory building It was built in the reign of King Rama V in accordance with the Western architecture of the Revival period. In the period of “100 years of the Thai Museum”, the Fine Arts Department has a project to establish a modern art museum. The Treasury Department gave this building to use as the location of the museum. The opening ceremony was held on August 8, 1977 in the name of “National Art Gallery”, then the year 1998 was renamed. “National Museum of Art”
Nowadays, it is a center for collecting and exhibiting art works of Thai traditional, ancient and contemporary styles by well-known Thai and foreign artists. Including exhibiting the paintings of the King To give people the opportunity to appreciate the ability and genius in the creation of art works
Group tour service (Must make a book before requesting to visit)
No. 4 Chaofa Road, Chanasongkhram Sub-district, Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok 10200
Telephone: 0-2281-2224 Fax: 0-2282-8525
Business hours: Wednesday – Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, closed on Monday, Tuesday and public holidays.