Thai Prison Blogs by Richard Barrow

Thai Prison Museum

March 28, 2007
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Thai Prison Museum

We often talk about the top 10 attractions in Bangkok for tourists. Most of these are familiar to all of us. However, if you have already been to Thailand before, or you feel that you cannot face yet another temple, then the Corrections Museum on Mahachai Road (map) offers a suitable distraction. Fortunately it is…

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Old Paknam Prison

December 7, 2006
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Old Paknam Prison

Samut Prakan Central Prison was formerly located at 163 Amondet Road, Tambon Paknam, Amphoe Muang. The prison was built in 1937 and covered an area of 5.33 acres or 21,600 square metres. The area inside the prison walls was 3.45 acres or 14,000 square metres. In 1976, the Department of Corrections changed the status of…

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