Sights & Attractions
Prachuap Khiri KhanOperating day:
DailyOperating time: 09.00 - 16.00
Category : Educational museums
Attraction Details :
Established in Wa Ko in 1989 to commemorate the father of scientific study in Thailand, King Mongkut Rama IV, this science museum contains many elements of youth education as well as an aquarium and butterfly garden. The museum was built on the site where Rama IV himself visited to witness an eclipse of the sun he forecasted in 1868. It is located at Km.355 of Highway No.4, about 12 kilometers from Prachuap Khiri Khan and 4 kilometers along a branch road.
Contact: 032 661 098, www.waghor.go.th
How to get there :
From Mueang Prachuap Khiri Khan, go to the south for 12 kilometres along Phetchakasem Road until reaching Km. 335-336. There will be a path to Wa Ko on the left.