Timings : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Entry Fee : THB 700
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Ancient Siam, known as Muang Boran in Thai, is the world's largest open-air museum spread over 300 acres is situated 33 kms from Bangkok. With many mini-museums and sculpture gardens inside it, the museum mainly features replicas of some of the most important historical sites of Thailand.
The Ancient City's map here is a replica of the Thai map, which is divided into four sections in the same way as Thailand. The divisions include the Northern Region, North-eastern Region, Central Region, and Southern Region. The replicas of the essential places in Thailand include –from the different empires that existed here like Lanna, Sukhothai, Ayutthaya and Rattanakosin have been recreated here.
In all the Ancient City at Muang, Boran has more than 115 buildings and monuments. The replicas of ancient sites also include the Old Market Town, The Wihan at Wat Phrao, The Thai Hamlet from the Central Plains and The Northern Thai Village. In addition to beautiful ponds and charming streams, the ruins of such significant sites as The Wihan at Wat Phra Si Sanphet (Ayutthaya), The Garden of Sacred Stupa and the Ancient Theatrical Pavilion are also worth visiting.