American entrepreneur Jim Thompson worked to bring Thai silk to the world, then filled his historic Bangkok home with a peerless collection of antiques, pottery, silk, and curiosities. Hear the story of his life and mysterious death on a guided, 3-hour tour of the Jim Thompson house, with round-trip transport from downtown Bangkok hotels and entrance fees included.
Choice of morning or afternoon departure
Led by a local guide
3-hour Jim Thompson house tour
Learn about traditional Thai silks
See a historic teak home
Pickup and drop-off from downtown Bangkok hotels
Inclusions & Exclusions
All entrance fees, where applicable
English speaking guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off for Bangkok Central Business District hotels
All taxes and service fees included
Tips and gratuities
Departure & Return
Your Central Business District Bangkok hotel
9 am or 2 pmHotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
Return to same departure location
What To Expect
Choose a morning or afternoon tour, then meet a driver at your accommodations in downtown Bangkok. Travel to the Jim Thompson house, in the heart of Bangkok's city center: start by learning the story of the American businessman and traveler, who made it his life's work to bring Thai silks to the world's fashion houses, then explore his remarkable home. This is one of the best places in Bangkok to see traditional Thai teak homes, as Thompson assembled his using historic houses shipped to Bangkok from around the country. Find out what is known - and what remains a mystery - about Thompson's 1967 disappearance in the Malaysian jungle, then explore the collection of art that he assembled during 25 years in Thailand. Before leaving the museum, you'll have time to visit the small gift shop with reproductions of artists Vessantara Jataka and Brahma Jati, and enjoy the serene atmosphere of the lush, tropical gardens that surround the house. After visiting the house and gardens, a driver will return you to your accommodations, where this tour concludes.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Guides are not permitted into the house- management of Jim Thompson's House of Silk only allows in-house guides to conduct tours
For a full refund, cancel At least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.