Discover What’s In Our Library

Enjoy Our Lectures, Study Trips & Performances

Enjoy Our Lectures, Study Trips & Performances

Host a Memorable Private Function

Explore Kamthieng House Museum

The Siam Society
Under Royal Patronage

The Siam Society Under Royal Patronage was established in 1904 with a mission to promote knowledge of the culture, history, arts and natural sciences of Thailand as well as those of neighbouring countries. The Society’s activities are guided by its motto: “Knowledge Gives Rise to Friendship” and it welcomes visitors of all nationalities, including non-members, to visit its facilities and join its activities.

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Our Facilities

Library

The Siam Society library specialises in the fine arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences of Thailand and other countries in Southeast Asia. It is also noted for its outstanding collections of rare books and palm leaf manuscripts. In 2014 the Thai Library Association awarded “Outstanding Specialist Library” status to The Siam Society library.

Kamthieng House Museum & Saeng Aroon House

Kamthieng House Museum is a superb example of a traditional northern Thai house, and within it is displayed a permanent ethnological exhibition that showcases the traditional beliefs and ideologies of the Lanna people.

Private Functions

The Siam Society is an unexpected oasis of tranquillity in the city. The compound includes buildings of distinctive architecture and lovely gardens, and exudes a Thai spirit that will make any intimate ceremony, reception, medium-size conference, concert or launch a memorable occasion.

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Get Involved

Subscribing for membership allows individuals to enjoy the facilities and activities in full, while also supporting the continuity of The Siam Society’s operations.

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