Photo: A terrific building.

Trat Museum

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An extensive set of info boards join old photos and artefacts to make Trat Museum worth a visit if you’re interested in the province’s history, including its confrontations with the French in the early and mid 20th century.

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The museum occupies an attractive wooden replica of the old provincial hall, originally built in 1922. After the original burned down in the mid 2000s, a new structure was rebuilt with the same design and dimensions a few years later. The gingerbread woodcarvings, ceramic shingles and slender pillars led us to initially think it was an actual heritage building that had undergone restoration.

How to win friends and influence people. Photo taken in or around Trat Museum, Trat, Thailand by David Luekens.

How to win friends and influence people. Photo: David Luekens

A series of exhibition rooms begins with a primer on the province’s 52 islands and the groups of people that have settled in Trat over the centuries, including Chinese, Vietnamese and Khmer of both the Muslim and ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 300 words.)

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