Jim Thompson was an architect born in Delaware (USA) who travelled to Thailand just after the end of World War II. He fell in love with the country and decided to settle in Bangkok where he played a relevant role in the development and modernisation of the silk industry.
On 26 March 1967, he disappeared during a trip to Malaysia leaving behind a remarkable legacy. The classic Thai architecture of the buildings is interesting as is his art collection and the household items he used in his daily life.
The video provides a brief introduction to the museum to arouse your interest.