Thailand is a treasure-trove of amazing museums. You get the strangest, the rarest and most intriguing of all collections here in Bangkok. Some are very educative with plenty to learn from. Others are scary with a component of horror, while offering an adrenaline rush and some others are delightful like the Toy Museum. The collections that Bangkok displays are plenty and come in a variety of genres. Among the many museums with unique collections stands the Rare Stone Museum.
As the name has it, the Rare Stone Museum is a collection of all the many different stones found in Thailand. The unique geography of this nation gives rise to an array of different stones, some sparkle in light and others display the fine lines of a rock, whatever the type, the rocks of Thailand are absolutely fascinating. It was the idea of Khun Yanyong Lertnimit to display the many exotic rocks of Thailand. Being a business man at the time, he left his career and started this museum. Privately owned, the museum enjoys a large number of visitors every day. As its popularity grew, Khun Yanyong Lertnimit expanded his collection to house rare stones from all round the globe. Once you step inside you can enjoy stones in an array of colours, shapes and sizes, some of them are so exotic they look like they belong to a whole different planet. Exhibits include precious stones, crystals, fossils, stalactites and so much more.
Take your time and explore the many museums in Bangkok because they sure are a delight. If you are looking for luxury hotels Bangkok to come home to, then the Anantara Bangkok Sathorn would be a good choice.
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