The Jim Thompson House is a museum in central Bangkok, Thailand, housing the art collection of American businessman and architect Jim Thompson, the museum designer and former owner. Built in 1959, the museum spans one rectangular "rai" of land . It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand; sporting vibrant jungle foliage in the heart of the city.
Visit the remarkable Thai-style house, work of Jim Thompson. An American who came to Thailand at the end of the Second War War and revived the Thai Silk industry. On permanet displays are Mr. Thompson’s collection of Asian artifacts, such as blue-white China ware, Cambodian stone figures, benjarong (multi-colored porcelain), wooden Burmese statues and many other fabulous antiques. The store of Jim Thompson is available in this location as well.