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A Thai museum specialist says that Thai museums need to keep up with international standards in order to attract more visitors to the 1,100 museums in the country.

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Museums lag global standards
Bangkok Post, 5 Jan 2010

Thai museums must meet international standards with their presentation and promotions to attract more local and international tourists, says Pichet Turongkinanon, managing director of the museum specialist C-Mex.

Thailand has about 1,100 museums but fewer than 10 are well-known and highly regarded, he said.

“Thailand has a lot of potential to open more museums because we have a wealth of local knowledge and culture,” said Mr Pichet.

“But our existing museums lack professional management and good displays, so that even local people never pay attention to them or know them.”


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