Rock and Minerals Museum, Rama 6 road, Bangkok
 
Rock and Minerals Museum opens for the public as an indoor museum in the Emerald building, Rama 6 road. The museum gives the guests the context into geology and mineral resource insights in the 600 square metres space.
 
8 exhibition zones
 
The first zone : Background of the museum
 
 
Exhibits the background of the museum, the oldest of its kind in Thailand.
 
The second  zone : Historical Geology
 
 
Displays the origin of the earth, and plate movement with simulation models.
 
The third zone : Mineral resource
 


Comprises of the real mineral samples and benefits of the mineral exhibition.
The fourth zone : Rocks and Ground water
 

Displays the source of rocks and nether world with the informations of the dissolution and origination of the igneous rocks.
 
The fifth zone : Mineral fuels
 
 
Showcases the mineral fuels with descriptions of coal, oil shale, and petroleum.
The sixth zone : Evolution of life
 
 
Explains the meaning of the geological time scale, the stratification of the area and dinosaur fossils discovered in Thailand.

 

The seventh zone : Thailand Geology
 
 
Displays the fossil excavation and exploration processes as well as geological case studies.
The eighth zone : Applied geology

 
Depicts the area of applied geology including the geohazards such as landslide, volcano eruption, earthquake, and tsunami in order to raise awareness among the public.

Contact detail
Location :
 
 
Rock and Minerals Museum, Rama 6 road, Bangkok The 1st floor, Emerald building, Bureau of Fossil Protection, Department of Mineral Resources, Rama 6 road, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
 
Tel. :
 
0 2621 9644, 0 2621 9647
 
Fax :
 
 0 2621 9841
 
GPS :  
 
13.764354 N, 100.526483 E
 
URL :
 
http://www.dmr.go.th
 
Fee :

Free of Charge
 
 
Working hours :
 
8.30 A.M.-  4.30 P.M. On Tuesday - Sunday, Closed on Monday
 
Map

 

 
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