Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Center at Bang Sai
With an area of 285 rai (or 14 acres), the Center is located in Tambon Chang Yai, Amphoe Bang Sai. Farmers from Ayutthaya as from other provinces undergo in folk arts and crafts here. At this center, you will have a glimpses of how farmers in the 4 regions live and work ; how their products of arts and crafts are produced. The center is under the Promotion of Supplementary Occupations and Related Techniques (SUPPORT) which was established under Royal Patronage on the 21st July,1976. Products and activities which can be seen here are Fern Vien Basketry, Weaving Basketry, Artificial Flowers, Hand - Woven Silk and Cotton, Silk Making, Cloth - Made Products, etc. All the products are sold at the Center and in every branch of Chitlada Store. In order to get to Bang Sai, one can take a cruiser or take a bus from the Northern Bus Terminal on Phahonyothin Road, or taking Bang Sai - Sam Khok Road, which branches off about 24 kilometers from Bang Pa-In intersection or take highway No.306 (Nonthaburi - Pathum Thani Road) turn right to Amphoe Bang Sai.
The Centre is open everyday except Monday from 08.30-16.00 hrs. Admission fee is 20 Baht per person. For more information, please contact Tel. (035) 366-092 or Tel. 225-8165-8 ext. 460 (Bangkok).