Purpose of Establishing the Museum


The Royal Thai Naval Dockyard established the Royal Thai Dockyard Museum Commemorating King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)'s 84th Birthday Anniversary to celebrate on the Auspicious Occasion of King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)'s 7th Cycle Birthday Anniversary, 5th December 2011, to be the center of conserving and exhibiting valuable mechanic equipments, tools, machines and documents regarding shipbuilding. The museum is established to be the knowledge source of warship and barge building, dockyard work and shipbuilding industry in Thailand, along with both abstract and concrete contributions in shipbuilding considered as the Royal Thai Naval Dockyard's intellectual heritage from past to present, and also to present King Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX)'s grace and talent in shipbuilding.