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Explore Thailand and Pathum Thani



       Thailand, which covers an area of 513,115 km2, is located in the center of the Southeast Asian mainland. It shares borders with the Lao People's Democratic Republic and the Union of Myanmar to the north, the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Gulf of Thailand to the east, the Union of Myanmar and the Indian Ocean to the west, and Malaysia to the south.

Major Cities

       Capital: Bangkok

       North: Chiangmai

       South: Songkla

       Central region: Pathum Thani, Ayutthaya and Chonburi

       North Eastern: Nakhon Ratchasima and Khon Kaen


       Thailand has a tropical climate that is warm and relatively humid due to monsoons. The highest temperatures occur in March and April, with an average range of 28 to 38 degrees Celsius, while the humidity typically ranges from 82.8 percent to 83 percent. Thai is the national and official language of Thailand, but English is widely spoken and understood in major cities, particularly in Bangkok and among business professionals.


       Thailand generally has three seasons: summer season from March to May, rainy season from June to October, and winter season from November to February. However, the weather patterns can vary depending on the region of Thailand, and some areas may experience additional seasons or different weather patterns.


       The suitable clothing for Thailand largely depends on the season and the activities you plan to do.

       For the hot season from March to May, it is recommended to wear lightweight, breathable, and light-colored clothing made of natural fabrics such as cotton or linen to stay cool and comfortable in the heat.

       For the rainy season from June to October, it is advisable to bring waterproof clothing, such as a raincoat or umbrella, and quick-drying clothes. It is also recommended to wear closed-toe shoes that can withstand wet and slippery conditions.

       For the cool season from November to February, you may want to bring a light jacket or sweater, especially for the cooler evenings.

       Regardless of the season, it is important to dress modestly and respectfully when visiting temples or other religious sites. This means covering your shoulders, wearing pants or long skirts, and avoiding revealing or tight clothing.

Health and Medical Facilities

       Thailand's major public and private hospitals boast the latest medical technology and employ internationally qualified specialists, while almost all pharmaceuticals are easily accessible. However, it's recommended to avoid consuming tap water.


       Mobile coverage is widely available throughout Thailand, and it is generally reliable. Visitors with compatible mobile phones can purchase a pre-paid SIM card locally and use it with their phone during their stay.



Pathum Thani is a popular destination for day trips from Bangkok, as it is home to several cultural and historical attractions. One such attraction is the Wat Chedi Hoi temple, which features a pagoda made entirely out of seashells. The province also boasts several parks and nature reserves, including the Dream World amusement park.

Here are some popular tourist attractions in Pathum Thani. 


Science Museum 

The National Science Museum is an educational and interactive museum that showcases science and technology exhibits. It is one of the most popular attractions in the province and is a great destination for families with children. The museum features exhibit on a wide range of scientific topics, including biology, physics, astronomy, and geology. Visitors can explore the museum's permanent exhibits, which include a giant globe, a space exploration exhibit, and an exhibit on Thailand's natural resources. In addition to the permanent exhibits, the museum also hosts temporary exhibits and educational programs throughout the year. There are other museums within the National Science Museum.


Natural History Museum 

The Natural History Museum, which located next to the National Science Museum, was opened to the public in 2003. Covering a total exhibition area of 3,000 square meters, it showcases information on the evolution of life, the diversity of living creatures (including single cell organisms and species found in the kingdom), specimen preservation, taxidermy displays, as well as research and collection.


IT Museum

The IT Museum is one of the main attractions within the National Science Museum. It is dedicated to showcasing the history and evolution of information technology, including computers, mobile devices, and other electronic equipment. The museum features a range of interactive exhibits and displays, including hands-on demonstrations of vintage computing equipment, a virtual reality exhibit, and a display of robotic technology. Visitors can also learn about the history of computing, from the earliest mechanical computers to the latest cutting-edge technology.



Rama 9 Museum

In 2019, the RAMA 9 Museum was founded to commemorate the Celebrations on the Auspicious Occasion of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great's 80th Birthday Anniversary. The RAMA 9 Museum presents the highlights Project of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Great which related to the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy, and how to use scientific methods to solve the people and country’s major problems. The Exhibition showcases on the evolution of life on the earth, ecosystems from all over the world and the biodiversity of Thailand and the world. The RAMA 9 Museum is opened to the public on 15 October 2019.

The RAMA 9 museum also serves as a resource for information about Thailand’s relationship with the world’s ecosystems, and a center for public knowledge of ecosystem conservation and preparedness for natural disasters. The 3 major themes of exhibitions include:Our Home,Our Life,Our King.


The Supreme Artist Hall

The construction of the Supreme Artist Hall was aimed at celebrating the global recognition and accomplishments of His Majesty King Bhumibol in the arts. It showcases an array of valuable art pieces and achievements accomplished by the King himself in various fields including handicrafts, sports, literature, painting, photography, landscape architecture, sculpture, music, and musical compositions. In addition, the museum exhibits the biographies and works of all national artists through a photo gallery and multimedia display, emphasizing on four categories of literature, performing arts, visual arts, and architecture. The Supreme Artist Hall is situated in Tambon Khlong 5, which is about 3 kilometers away from the National Science Museum.


National Geological Museum

The National Geological Museum in Pathum Thani is managed by the Department of Mineral Resource as one of the 12 projects of the Art, Culture, and Science Institute. Its purpose is to serve as a reference center for geological data and important samples. The museum offers opportunities for Thai people to learn and research about geology and its significance in human life and national development. The exhibition includes dinosaur videos, 3-D presentations of dinosaurs found in Thailand, an ore mine and an iron live tunnel, a moving dinosaur garden, and an experimental tornado in a glass jar for children to observe the storm circulation. It is located on Phahonyothin Road in Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani.


Wat Chedi Hoi

Wat Chedi Hoi is a temple that gained notoriety for its discovery of enormous oyster fossils that are believed to be millions of years old. The abbot of the temple, Luangpho Thongklueng, constructed a chedi or stupa at the temple entrance to showcase these special fossils. Additionally, the temple compound is home to a museum that exhibits Buddha images, antiques, artwork, old utensils like Sam Khok water jars, pottery, and engraved wood. Visitors can also enjoy scenic spots in the herb garden and turtle and fish ponds, where they can feed the animals. To reach Wat Chedi Hoi, take Highway No. 341 (Pathum Thani-Lat Lum Kaeo) to Km. 21-22, then proceed for approximately 10 kilometers before arriving at the temple, located in Mu 4, Tambon Bo Ngoen.


Wat Chedi Thong

Located in Tambon Khlong Khwai, Amphoe Sam Khok, this temple can be found on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, just 8 kilometers from Pathum Thani Town. It boasts a Mon-style Chedi or stupa that was constructed during the early Rattanakosin period, which imitates the Burmese "Chittakong" stupa. In addition to this, a revered white jade Buddha image is also enshrined within the temple. To reach the temple, one should take the Pathum Thani-Sam Khok route and drive for approximately 8 kilometers before making a right turn for 500 meters to arrive at the temple.


The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture

The Golden Jubilee Museum of Agriculture is a collection of nine interconnected buildings that showcase the evolution of agriculture and modern agricultural technology. Visitors can learn about every step of the agricultural process, including land development, forestry, fishery, animal husbandry, and ecological systems through modern technology and models. The museum also features greenhouses, rice demonstration fields, and exhibitions on the regional lifestyles of Thai farmers. In addition, the museum serves as a training center and hosts academic seminars on agriculture. It also educates the public on royal projects. The museum is located in Tambon Khlong 1, which is at Km. 46-48 on Phahonyothin Road and is across from the Nava Nakorn Industrial Promotion Zone.


Khlong Rahaeng Old Market

Located along the Rahang Canal, the 100-year-old market boasts wooden buildings that line the canal and serve as a reminder of the area's traditional means of transportation. It has become a popular tourist destination in Pathum Thani Province and has even received recognition from H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn for its cultural and historical significance. Visitors can explore various interesting venues within the market, such as the renowned 'Pae Pochana' restaurant, which has been serving high-quality dishes for over 70 years, a 90-year-old aquarium shop, and a museum that houses an impressive collection of vintage tools and artifacts.