Bottle Art Museum, a popular tourist attraction in Pattaya, is a unique museum in the entire world. It is the only museum which displays art in bottle. The concept of bottling the art objects has always found favour with the visitors.
Objects Displayed in Museum
The Museum contains a huge collection of more than 300 pieces of
artwork contained in glass bottles in the form of major tourist
attractions, churches, temples, palaces and vessels. Displayed objects
are both Thai and foreign. All the structures are in individual bottles
of various colours. The museum successfully some unique things all
organized in a large air-conditioned hall. The miniatures displayed in
the bottles are all fascinating.
Concept of Bottling
Bottles kept in the museum are in different colors with different types
of lights reflecting on their walls. These bottles add a kind of
magnificence to the place. All bottles contain models of interesting
places in the world. The tourists get greatly inspired by the concept of
bottling up things. Many of them try to do it by themselves when they
reach home. The concept has found great appreciation among the people.
New Means of Creativity
The Museum has added new dimensions to the meaning of creativity. Both
local travelers as well as global tourists have been entertained by the
museum. Distinct fervour of the Bottle Museum has always left its
positive impression on the visitors. Hand-made souvenir shop is helpful
when it comes to completing the experience.
Making of the Museum
The museum has taken shape as a result of the tireless efforts of Dutch
sculptor, Mr. Peter Bedelais. He crafted various intricate parts and put
them in glass bottles of different shapes. The museum tells how
elaborate his work was. It took many years to complete the work but he
moved ahead relentlessly.
Mrs. Prapaisi Thaipanich from Thailand was a close associate of Mr.
Bedelais during the making of the museum. Both eminent persons have
bedecked the museum in a span of about 15 years.
The Museum is located at km 145 off Highway No. 3
The museum is open daily from 09:00 am to 08:00 pm