Museums – Galleries
Anek Kuson Sala. 08:30-17:00 daily. Anek Kuson Sala is an art gallery with high-class Chinese architecture and fine arts constructed in 1987 to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of His Majesty the King’s Birthday. Inside is an exhibition displaying precious antiques such as the large white jade Bodhisattva Kwan Yin’s image, terra-cotta soldiers and horses from the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang, an emperor’s golden throne, ancient paintings and pottery. Entrance fee 50 baht.
Narai Art Gallery, Soi 6, Pratamnak Rd. A local crafts shop which doubles as a nice restaurant
KC Gallery, Walking St. The best and biggest art gallery
Liam’s Gallery, Soi 4 Pratamnak Rd, Moo 12, Liam’s Gallery exhibits and sells original art works from Thailand and the rest of Southeast Asia.
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum, Located on the third floor of the Royal Garden Plaza shopping centre (between Pattaya Beach and Second Road), Ripley’s Believe It Or Not is the “world’s most unusual museum” with more than 300 “stranger than fiction” items including a model of the tallest man in the world, a 4-D movie theatre, a “haunted house”, African fertility symbols, and an “Infinity maze.”
For more details on their current program, please visit www.ripleysthailand.com
Bottle Art Museum, The only “bottle art museum” in the world, featuring more than 300 beautiful miniatures in bottles, can be found on the eastern side of Sukhumvit Road between Pattaya Klang and South Pattaya.