Phimai National Museum is located in Phimai town. The museum is open from 9am to 4pm from Wednesday to Sunday. It is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Phimai museum is a ‘national’ museum. ‘National’ simply means it is owned by the state and is not a private museum.
The main museum building is on two floors but there is also an annex containing stone lintels and other stone items.
Phimai museum contains artifacts from the local area and the lower northeast of Thailand. A lot of the items on display come from the 10-13th centuries but there are also items from later periods. There are quite a few decorative stone lintels in the museum.
Phimai museum also has information about the Phimai Historical park and its restoration and renovation.
The cost of entrance to the museum is 20 baht for Thai people and 100 baht for foreigners. If you live or work in Thailand you might be able to get in for the local price but that is not guaranteed. Entrance for young children is free.
Phimai museum telephone numbers: (+66) 44-471167, (+66) 44-481269.
Map showing the location of Phimai national museum, Thailand.