Siriraj Medical Museum
Nicknamed “museum of death”. World class. Siriraj was the first public, modern hospital, and school founded in 1888 by King Rama 5. the name of the hospital come from Prince Siriraj, the king’s son. The oldest and largest in Thailand, primary teaching of the Faculty of medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University. The residence of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej who died there in October 2016, it is also the place where the present king is born. The Siriraj medical museum features six rooms in two separate building, the history of Thai medicine, parasitology, prehistoric and laboratory, and obviously the eeriest ones, the pathology, anatomic and forensic.
One of the bizarre attraction, not for the faint of heart. Macabre forensic and pathology museum, mummified criminal serial killer, accident victims, skeletons, mutilated babies, and horrific deformations kept in formaldehyde, elephantiasis 35kg testicles, small but horror all around. Show how thousands of bodies were identified after the tsunami in 2004.
Good experience and fascinating information.
Please, no children. For the curious, interested in or medical background persons, medical students
No photo allowed
After the visit takes a walk in the market, and around some nice coffees and restaurants along the Chao Phraya. Have a look at the modern theatre residence and the Supatra river house restaurant.
To Get There
Take a small ferry close to the grand palace, from Pra Chang or Tha Chang to Prannok (Wang Lang) pier, 3 baht
Take a right when you leave the pier, there is a map of the area about 50 meters on the left if you don’t find it do not hesitate to ask. Museum in Thai called Peepeetapan
2nd floor Blok 27 and 28 third floor
Entrance 200 baht
Closed on Tuesday
Open 10.00 – 1.700
If you have any questions, I will be more than happy to help you out