Ancient Siam or ‘Mueng Boran’ in Thai language regarded as an outdoor museum of Thailand, features Thailand’s famous monuments and architectural attractions over 800-rai of land area. At the Ancient City, visitors are aimed to realize the sustainable tourism ideology. Through a carefully designed development plan and resource allocation, the place is hope to become the best attraction for people of all races and age groups for generations to come. The Ancient City at Samut Prakan alos allows visitors to learn through traveling with a strong sense of social responsibility, while the local community is incorporated into the works. Inside the Ancient City itself, we had created a natural scenic oasis in the middle of heavily industrialized area. The best representation of how Thais people lived once before was preserved in the park environment and its architectures. The Ancient City creates kind of atmosphere that induces visitors to perceive and appreciate the continuity of history, cultures, religions, arts and customs of Thai people from then until now. The creation of employment and income opportunities as well as community contribution are also as parts of the founder’s strategic plan to help promote Thailand’s economic development.
Besides having devotion, and a strong differential concern for environmental protection, founder of The Ancient City had tried his best to preserve the identity and special characteristics of the natural settings that could best represent how Thais people lived in the past. Even though, the area is being surrounded by highly congested area with air-pollution, the representatives of the City did their best to achieve sustainable development goals. All in all, this learning center not only focused on considered itself as just a popular tourist destination for tourists but it also provides its ‘True Value” on the importance of creating this place as a sustainable learning center.
Venue Details and Contact Information
Address: Muang Boran, 296/1 Sukhumvit Rd. Bangpoo, Samut Prakan Province, 10280 Thailand
Telephone number: 02-323 4094 -9
Fax number: 02-323 4055
Opens daily from 9 am until 7 pm.
General Public tickets (Khum Siam Ticket)
Adult 400 baht / person
Children from 6-14 years 200 baht / person
General Public tickets (Foreign Visitors)
Adult 700 baht / person
Children from 6-14 years 350 baht / person
(All tickets include free tram, bike, and boat service)