The museum is an excellent collection of exhibits from all over Thailand. Get informed about the invaluable assemblage of heritage.
The Building which houses the museum is itself the chief attraction as a national monument. Especially the courtyard and an elegant curved staircase at the back are worthy of mention. The building was used as the governor's palace for some time and is a nice example of Chinese architecture.
» Furniture harking back to the Ban Chiang period, and lots of other memorabilia.
» Objects related to the history of the Na Songkhla family, which was the founder of the city
» Articles telling about the folk arts and crafts of Southern Thailand
» Cannons salvaged from shipwrecks
» Artefacts from the ancient Srivijaya Kingdom
» Objects related to Dvaravati art, an important culture of the 7th-11th centuries
» Thai and Chinese ceramics
» Artefacts from the pre-historic period of the Stone Age and the Neolithic period of Kanchanaburi
The Building was built by Phraya Sundranuraksa (or Net Na Songkhla), a descendant of the founder of the modern city, in 1878. It served as the governor's palace for a short while and later as city hall. It was declared a national monument in 1973 and a national museum in 1982.
Songkhla National Museum
Vichianchom Road, Bo Yang
Songkhla 90000, Thailand