- M.R. Kukrit's House
M.R. Kukrit's House is a
heritage museumon South Sathon Roadin downtown Bangkok, Thailanddedicated to the former Prime Minister of Thailand M R Kukrit Pramoj(1911-1995).
It consists of five teak houses, the earliest of which is more than 100 years old. The reception hall was used for public purposes and for religious ceremonies, official receptions and banquets. A raised platform in the center was designed for the performances of the traditional Thai
KhonDance, with the ornate masks for the dancers displayed on the shelves. cite web|url=http://www.tour-bangkok-legacies.com/home-of-m-r-kukrit.html|title=Home of M R Kukrit Pramoj a legacy of Thailand's famous son
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As a traditional Thai home, the garden plays a key role in the designof Kukrit's house. Two low walls either side of the garden connect the main hall in front to the houses in the rear of the property.
Left of the reception room is the living, reading and music room and on the right, a room which is a
shrinefor Buddhist prayer.
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