The study of Chantharakasem Palace for developing the management plan
This research is an integration of historical study and field research. It aims to look at the history of Chantharakasem Palace and study the role of the palace as a museum. It is found that Chantharakasem Palace has an outstanding and interesting history Chantharakasem Palace had developed in many times since Ayutthaya period The first significance is the royal house for the Deputy King The setting of the palace is also related to the important point of military strategy in the Ayutthaya period. After the fall of Ayutthaya, the palace was left abandoned However it was rebuilt in the reign of King Rama IV of Rattanakosin period. At present the palace is used for exhibiting several of art objects and antiques. Its architecture is also significance and this place has power to motivate people to visit The role of “Palace” of this place is changed to be as “Museum” According to the field research, it was found the reason of a small number of visitors in each year, which is because there are several problems the museum is now facing The result of this research is to come up with the management plan which it was developed from the recent management plan and includes with the problems which occurrec in the museum The management plan is point to three aims; those are the interior of the palace development, museum collection management, and museum tourism managemet.
Architectural Heritage Management and Tourism (International Program)