“Chao Sam Phraya National Museum The 3'' Regional Office of Fine Arts Department, Ayutthaya ”

Chao Sam Phraya National Museum This is located on Rochana Road, opposite the city wall. It houses various antique bronze Buddha images and famous carved panels. a receptacle at the Thai pavilion contains relics of lord Buddha and objects of art more that 500 years old. The museum also has a substantial collection of local artifacts. Inside the building, there are many objects e.g. antique bronze Buddha images and famous carved panelsoutside the building, there is a traditional Thai house containting all local kitchenware

Historic Background of Chao Sam Phraya National Museum
Chao Sam Phraya National Museum was officially opened on December 26, 1961 for exhibition and perseveration of artifacts discovered from excavations and restoration of ancient monuments in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province during 1956-1958. The budget 3,215,281 Baht for construction of the museumn building and exhibition came from the public donation. The additional building was built in 1967, later in 1995, traditional Thai house was opened to display the local tools from central area of Thailand.

The Building of Golden Treasures, Chao Sam Phraya National Museum
The development plan for Chao Sam Phraya National Museum was issued by the Fine Arts Department in 2014, and the new exhibit building was constructed in 2017 with its completion in 2022 for particularly displaying of golden treasures. The 2,200 artifacts include the golden treasures unearthed inside the crypt of Wat Ratchaburana, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province, as well as Buddha relics and Buddhist offerings from Wat Phra Ram. Wat Mahathat. Wat Phra Si Sanphet and Phra Chedi Sri Suriyothai.


1. Golden treasures of Wat Ratchaburana; royal regalia, royal articles of use, and royal apparels

2. Golden treasures of Wat Ratchaburana; Buddhist offerings, Buddha relics, and model of the crypt at Wat Ratchaburana

3. Gallery Walkway

4. Traditional belief of Buddha relics enshrinement

5. Buddha relic from Phra Chedi Sri Suriyothai

6. Buddha relic from Wat Phra Si Sanphet

7. Buddha relic from Wat Phra Ram

8. Buddha relic from Wat Mahathat

Office Hour/Day : Tuesday - Sunday, and National Holidays 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Admission Fee :

  • Citizen 30 Baht - Free for priests, students in or not in uniform, disabilities, veteran, and senior citizens (older than 60 years old)
  • Non-citizen 150 Baht - Free for members of International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and International Council of Museum (ICOM)

Chao Sam Phraya National Museum


108 Mu 2 Pridi Banomyong Rd., T.Pratoo Chai, A.Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 13000 Map

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