Chokchai Museum is a treasure house of mementoes belonging to the man who has kept the legendary Farm Chokchai alive for over half a century. His success is the result of hard work and a youthful enthusiasm, which is evident when he say:
“ I’ve dreamt of being a cowboy since I was a young boy. “
On display are spectacular collections that hold over 60 years’ worth of memories.
Top-of-the-line Vintage Cars
• Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gull Wing, a luxury automobile that is valued at over 35 million baht.
• Jaguar, great performance with a V12 engine.
• Cadillac, the most innovative of classic American cars, and more.
Have fun shopping for cowboy-style souvenirs at the Chokchai Museum Gift Shop.
See numerous replicas of antlers, horns and tusks, including three black ivories (a pair plus another single tusk: only one other pair exists in Thailand). Also on this floor:
• A collection of over 400 guns of various types.
• The special double rifle that is valued at over 360 million baht.
• The only gold-plated pistol [on display] in the world.
Cameras and Lenses
• The largest zoom lens in the world (it has a magnification of 360-1,200 mm.)
• The unusually sturdy camera: it was dropped from an airplane at an altitude of 27,000 feet and it still works.
• An 800 mm. lens that took three years to manufacture, making it the most expensive in the world.
A collection of Over 500 Series of Fine Crystal by Swarovski
• A Grand Diamond crystal weighing 23 kg. (only 7 were ever crafted.)
• A Great Pyramid crystal, a collector’s item from a special edition of 100 pieces, plus various other crystal figures.
Experience Mr. Chokchai’s tough life as a young farmer in 1957 (2,500 B.E.) through a re-creation of a pioneer farm as well as his first artificial hut, which includes a stable for 8 cows and a log cabin. Also on display are photographs of Mr. Chokchai that tell his life from childhood until the present along with pictures of his family and Farm Chokchai.
Pray for divine blessings at the various display of religious artifacts.
• The complete collection of Tevarach Phothisat Jatukam Ramathep amulets.
• A ship carved entirely from jade (the largest of its kind in Thailand.)
• A collection of more than 800 die-cast model cars.
Take a journey through Dong Phaya Fai, a dry evergreen forest, and see how this World Heritage Site looked back in 1956 (2499 B.E.) The artificial landscape also features the Heo Suwat waterfall along with displays of various species of animals which are now either endangered or extinct.
“ I’ve dreamt of being a cowboy since I was a young boy.”
Opening Hours : 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday – Sunday
With the last Guided Tour at 4 p.m.
Admission Fee : Adult 500 baht Child 300 baht
294 Moo8 Viphavadee - Rangsit Road.,
Tambon Kukod , Amphoe Lumlookka
Tel. 0 2532 2846 Ext. 196, 0 2998 9346
Fax. 0 2998 9865
Mobile Office 08 6509 1911
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