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Phuket’s Thalang Museum to get a new look

Thalang National Museum The Fine Arts Department

The Fine Arts Department (FAD) will invest 40 million baht to renovate Thalang National Museum in Phuket.

The Fine Arts Department (FAD) will invest 40 million baht to renovate Thalang National Museum in Phuket.

The museum is located on Sri Sunthon Road in Thalang district and is about a 30-minute drive from Phuket International Airport. It opened in 1989 to exhibit the culture and history of the island and neighbouring provinces.

According to department director-general Prateep Pengtako, the renovation will make the museum look modern and highlight rare items found in areas along the Andaman coast.

The highlights include a group of sculptures of the god Vishnu on Khao Noh in Phangnga, which are over 1,000 years old. Other hard-to-find…

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