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Phimai National Museum

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    [ Location ]
    About 60 km from Korat city.
    It is situated on The Songkran Road near the Moon River.
    About 300 meters from Phimai Historical Park.

    [ Outline ]
    Admission time: 9:00 - 16:00
    Open Daily
    Admission Fee: 30 Baht

    It was collecting art objects from Prasat Phimai and its neighboring sites under the supervision of the Archaeology Division.
    Later in 1975, it was sponsored by National Museums Division and established to be the regional museum of the Lower I-san.
    This museum is the center of cultural heritage in northeastern Thailand, emphasizing artifacts from lower I-san, such as Nakhon Ratchasima, Chaiyaphum, Buriram, Surin and Si Sa Ket.

    This museum is located on the large ground in the Phimai city.
    There is a big pond in the front of the museum.
    Inside Map
    A map inside of the museum.
    Please click blue parts.
    You can see the display inside of the museum.

    Many interesting art objects belong to Dvaravati and khmer art style.
    The Dvaravati style can be seen on Sima or Boundary stone while the Khmer style is evident in stone carving of lintels, pediments, pillars and antefixs.
    The master pieces of the museum collection is the stone statue of King Jayavarman VII of Angkor Thom which was found in Prang Brahmadat, Phimai Historical Park.

    A theme of each area.
    (1) Phimai
    (2) Lintel
    (3) Traces of society and tradition
    (4) Conservation of i-san culture
    (5) Cultural origins
    (6) Early Communities
    (7) Khmer cultural influences
    (8) The last of Khmer Influences
    (9) I-san the northeast of Thailand

    The inside photos are inserted according to permission of the museum.

    lintels Many carvings (mainly lintels) , which cannot be put into the museum, are displayed on the side of pond.

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