Thalang National museum

Thalang National museum is the National Museum of Phuket Province. At the beginning of the Bangkok period, early 1790's, phuket was an important factor in the protection of Thailand's independency from the invading Burmese, two Thai heroines, repulsed the Burmese Army from Thai territory. The place where the Thai Army withheld the Burmese was at the city of Thalang on the Island of Phuket. It is from this historic event that the museum takes its name of Thalang National Museum.

In 1985, on the occastion of the 200th anniversary of the Thalang War, Phuket Province, with the cooperation of the Fine Arts Department, established the Thalnag National Museum. The museum stands as a monument to honor these two courageous woman, and is a repository of history, archaeology and culture of Phuket Province and its surrounding area along the Andaman seashore. In addition, the museum continues to preserve the cultural heritage and serves as a source of the information to those who visit Phuket. The Thalang National Museum started construction in 1985 and was inaugurated on March 14, 1989 by H.R.H. Princess Sirinthorn.

Address: Moo 3, Srisoonthorn Road, Thalang, Phuket 83110