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Thai Hua Museum in Phuket

If you love to know more about new cultures and history of countries, this is for you! Thai Hua Museum in Phuket is one of the best and well-built museums in Phuket that tells a lot about the Thai history and culture. It has received many awards because of its unique and outstanding architecture that attracts thousands of tourists every year. The museum’s history is special as it was originally built as a school to Chinese then it became a museum. You will also be able to capture many amazing and picturesque photos, so don’t forget your camera during your visit!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Do you know that the museum was originally built as a school for Chinese immigrants, that’s why it tells a lot about the Chinese culture too!
  • The best thing about Thai Hua museum is that it is located in Krab road which where you will find many other amazing places to visit nearby.
  • Don’t forget to take your camera with you, even though you will have to pay extra fees to take pictures, the unique architecture is worth it!
  • The museum also has a section especially for the old Sino Portuguese Phuket with its unique mansions.
  • The museum has been modernised but some parts in the inner hall still look like the old Chinese school, you can also pick up a tour guide to tell you more about the museum!

More about Thai Hua Museum

Thai Hua Museum is one of the most beautifully designed and well-maintained buildings in Phuket. Many people from all around the world come to visit it each year for its spectacular and unique architecture. It was given an award in 2008 for its outstanding and unique architecture. The Thai Hua Museum have an inner courtyard which is opened to the sky, its also has a charming garden that includes tools and machines from the tin-mining years. The museum is a great place to learn more about the Thai history and culture especially the Thai/Chinese connections. This is because it has many short films, on the museum’s floors, that have English, Thai and Chinese subtitles. Also, it has a room that is full of statues that describes the major events of Phuket and the main festivals, like the vegetarian festival. The museum lies on Krab road and was originally built in 1917 as a school and was called Phuket Huabun School. Later it was called Ratjunhua school and then it got its today’s name “Thai Hua Museum”. The museum is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, the entrance fee is just 200 Baht, but if you like to take photos you will have to pay extra money.

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