Jim Thompson Museum in Bangkok

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.

Jim Thompson House Museum
Jim Thompson House Museum

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.

Jim Thompson House Museum.
Jim Thompson House Museum.

The video provides a brief introduction to the museum to arouse your interest.

Jim Thompson House Museum.
Jim Thompson House Museum
Summary
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Jim Thompson Museum in Bangkok
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Brief article and video to introduce you to this ethnographic museum and help you decide if it is worth including in your program in Bangkok.
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Manuel Francisco Jalón

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