The source of knowledge which can easily be accessed, the museum of Thai Red Cross Society is the place where gathers all stories about its roles in domestic and international operations.
Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhron, Executive Vice-President of Thai Red Cross Society urges to build te museum of the society so as to celebrate the 72nd birthday anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit, who is the president of Thai Red Cross Society. The princess's desire is to establish a living museum as of the museum of international Red Cross Society situated in Geneva, Switzerland.
The basement of 3-storey building of Thai Red Cross Society has two floors and there is a 6-storey supportive building located aside, all of which provides 11,500 square meters. As to interior maker, Nithi Sathapitanon, the national artist of the nation, designs the building's interior. The overall area comprises administration and exhibition sections. In the area of exhibition, there is a history of international and Thai committee of Thai Red Cross Society including its achievements. The area is composed of 7 rooms. Each room shows a principle of Dharma Mercy in which the philosophy is to help the people who lack opportunity or encounter with troubles. Moreover, each room is set to give children an area of activities of learning based on the concept edutainment. As for the stories shown in the areas, there are representing colors used to indicate the meanings of each exhibition as follows:
Red for Satapana Santiham Room: the color is used to represent Unalom, which is the ideology of Thai Red Cross Society. The exhhibition shows origin, history and emblem of Thai Red Cross Society.
Red-Orange for Booranakarn Satarn Suksa Room: the color represents the sun of treatment. The exhibition in this room illustrates mission of Thai Red Cross Society regarding doctor, nurse and medical education.
Yellow for Osot Borirak Room: the color of softness shows the organization's mission in producing serum and vaccine.
Green for Apiban Darun Room: the color represents the growth of next generation in the future. The exhibition shows achievement of Thai Red Cross Society's foundation made of support children who lack opportunity.
Blue for Boon Kasem Room: the color represents giving. This room exhibits mission of department of donation of Thai Red Cross Society.
Light Blue for Bam Pen Ku Na Korn Room: the color represents help. This is to show the organization's mission in helping people when circumstances required.
Purple for Amornsatukarn Room: this color represents Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. In this room, there are stories of the princess who assists and benefits Thai Red Cross Society. In addition, there are also badges that are provided to whom support Thai Red Cross Society.
The living museum of Thai Red Cross Society is, therefore, regarded as the museum for youth and general people in which they can learn more about the organization in the past and present deeply.
Interested people can visit the museum without charge: the museum opens Monday to Friday at 8.30-16.30 hrs. For further information please contact: 0 2256 4014, 0 2256 4043-4, Fax: 0 2252 7795 or http://museum.redcross.or.th