Museum Phuket
Museum Phuket
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9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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roy v
Traralgon, Australia5,658 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
While spending time in Phuket Town we went looking for the Clocktower Building as we had seen pictures of it . Given directions by a couple of friendly locals we found it on a corner with the very same colour old Charter Bank Building , both very impressive.
They now make up Museum Phuket.
We went in for a look around both buildings, free entry.
Some interesting things to see, some amazing wood furniture with mother of Pearl inlay.
Lots of photos, history stuff to read, We did not know that Phuket became well known and wealthy when tin was discovered here.
So before there was tourism the place did very well because of the rich tin mines here, plenty of information on that .
In the building with the clock tower we were able to go up into the clocktower to see the workings of the four face clock.
It was very hot up there, the other areas were all nice and cool .
Well worth the visit , lots to learn and see.
Written 6 April 2024
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Fran P
77 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Lovey little museum with lots of information. I’m glad we went to learn about the history of Phuket! Nice little views of the buildings from our the windows too.
Written 1 July 2023
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r2thebizel
Pattaya, Thailand3,127 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
Lovely walk around the small exhibits, free entry. The Phuket timeline is very interesting for those wanting to see where it has come from in the tin mining industry to tourism, right up-to-day with COVID-19. Upstairs is a Chinese influence history and a well done VR experience.
Written 5 April 2022
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Panot
Dubai, United Arab Emirates228 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Couples
Phuket is an ancient city with rich history of the Chinese migrants who came hundreds years ago to live in and build this city. They married with the local ladies and their children became the Peranakan, a Malay word which means “born here” Peranakan heritage is rich and unique and forms core of Phuket everyday live. Museum Phuket offers you the inside of the culture from the beginning until now. The guide will show you around and explain everything in details. The whole tour will take less than an hour and it worths every minute. The visit is free of charge. This museum should be your starting point before exploring the old town and appreciate the long heritage of this amazing city.
Written 14 July 2021
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Kaushik G
Mumbai, India4,068 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
We had visited the Phuket Baba Museum during our sightseeing tour of the old Phuket town. This museum is located at a walking distance from the popular Trick Eye Museum. Entrance to the museum is free. The museum is a small one housed in a beautiful yellow colored heritage building and it showcases the difficult times that Phuket residents went through during the World War 2.
Written 14 January 2021
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David D
Devon, UK25,284 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Friday 14th February we were visiting old Phuket as part of a sightseeing tour.

While walking along the streets this building was not easily missable with its bright vibrant orange/apricot paint and clock tower.

This Museum is located on Phangnga Road in the heart of old Phuket.

We did not have sufficient time to enter the building, however we did stop outside for a few minutes to admire this wonderful building.
Written 14 February 2020
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Ingeborg56
Oslo, Norway2,354 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
This museum has free entrance. The museum consists of 2 buildings, and one of the buildings concentrate about 2nd World War in Phuket, and that part of the museum is the best part and the young guy explained the exhibition for us. In the other building there were a few persons working but they seemed very uninterested in their jobs and the exhibition was very small and only on ground floor in the building.
Written 21 January 2020
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Michael
Woking, UK255 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
I'm certain we must have visited during renovations as there appeared to be an upstairs section and I cannot imagine that all we saw was the entirety the museum had to offer! Additionally to this hunch, there were turnstiles but we were let in for free; we observed a single room with about 10 artifacts and then left. As it was free we obviously didn't mind but I would never reccomend it. Perhaps when the upstairs is open (if it is usually open?) then there might be better/more things to do, however I do not know if it would still be free then. Anyway, I wouldn't reccomend as of when we visited which was December 20th 2019.
Written 7 January 2020
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sachipou
Mumbai, India9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Solo
A quick drop to get the feel of the tin era. Plus it is free and fully air conditioned. So an excellent stop to be refreshed
Written 3 October 2019
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Kennethmon
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Couples
Free entry. Not many exhibit but good to drop to enjoy the air con. The building exterior is worth taking some pictures.
Written 25 September 2019
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