3 Places to Visit around Supachalasai Stadium
1. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre.
Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) is the hub of Bangkok’s art scene and offers the widest range of contemporary art, music, theatre, film, design, and cultural and educational events in its exhibition and performance spaces. BACC is centrally located in the home community of the Pathumwan intersection and is also a few minutes walk from the National Stadium BTS. It regularly hosts changing exhibitions from both Thai and international artists. BACC is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Close on Monday.)
2. Jim Thompson House Museum.
The Jim Thompson House Museum is a repository of antiques and Thai handicrafts owned by James H.W. Thompson, an American entrepreneur who founded the world-renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company. Visit the Jim Thompson House, one of the most impressive and exciting ways to explore Thai history through the art collection of Mr. Thompson. Looking back, the art of silk weaving belongs to an ancient culture. These houses were skillfully reassembled by Thai craftsmen in traditional Thai architecture and décor. Reaching Jim Thompson House via BTS Skytrain or by taking a public boat on the Saen Saeb canal and getting off at the boat stop Baan Krua Nua, next to the museum. In 1996, The Jim Thompson House received the prestigious architecture award for architectural preservation from the Association of Siamese Architects under Royal Patronage.
3. Snake Farm, QSMI
The Bangkok Snake Farm, or Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute (QSMI), is run by the Thai Red Cross. This is the second snake farm in the world and the first snake farm in Asia. It is also the only Red Cross snake farm in the world. QSMI is a Farm of venomous snakes, founded in order to extract their venom and produce antivenom. The mission of QSMI is to educate people on rabies and venomous snakes as well as provide an academic service in order for people to have a correct understanding and to be able to apply the knowledge in their daily lives.