National Science Museum
The Science Museum is considered as a display venue for exhibitions and scientific activities to communicate with and provide knowledge to visitors to better understand science and technology, as well as, to apply them in daily life for the sustainable development of the country. Located in Tambon Khlong Hok, within the compound of the Technopolis Complex, 4 kilometres from the intersection of the Rangsit - Nakhon Nayok Road, the museum is accessible by taking air-conditioned bus No. 1155, Rangsit – Future Park – Science Museum Line. It is distinctive due to its design into a dice shape.
Inside, the building displays exhibitions of science through modern technology that create fun at the same time as learning. On the 1st floor lies a photo gallery, scientific pieces of work, and gigantic artificial earth. On the 2nd floor is a life-like reconstruction of “Lucy” fossils, presenting the creation of the first human being, a spaceship, and a replica of an astronaut. On the 3rd floor is located a shadow tunnel and a wooden house presenting the information on lights, while the 4th floor exhibits the basic information and technology of Thailand, geographical, geological and ecological characteristics, agricultural production, as well as, technology in construction. The 5th floor displays human anatomy and daily life utensils, while the 6th floor has a presentation on Thai intellect. Moreover, there is a natural science museum, which manifests knowledge on natural science.
It is open on Tuesday – Friday from 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. and from 9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. on Saturday – Sunday and public holidays. It is closed on Monday. Entrance fee is 60 Baht. For more information, please contact Tel. 0 2577 9999 or visit www.nsm.or.th.