Sawanvoranayok National Museum consists of 4 main parts: Sawankhalok, Celadons, Buddha Statues and Phra Sawanvoranoyok


EN 01

Presents the prosperous development of Sawankhalok where the evidences of habitants, who lived in this area and nearby Yom River, were found. They lived since the prehistory and before the establishment of Sukhothai, Sukhothai, Ayutthaya, and Rattanakosin. The numbers of antiques and archaeological sites were found as to represent the development of the country. The presented essential antiques were Polished Stone Axes, Grid Stone Stick Baked Clay, and Apsara and Devata Eave Tile.

0490 0490 2520
Celadon is the pottery with a long well-known. The beautiful and splendid celadon was produced since Sukhothai was established as a Kingdom. Its forms and production methods were developed to produce the essential and qualified export products in the era of Ayutthaya. Celadon was not only produced as a bowl, but also other various products produced from the wisdom of the ancestors, for example, the model of humans and animals, items for architecture decoration, teapot or kendi. The celadon can be divided based on glazing into 6 types: unglazed products, brownish to black glazed wares, turbid white glazed wares, greenish glazed or celadon, two colored glazed and black to brownish under glazed wares.
0766 0766 2520

ชิ้นส่วนประดับสถาปัตยกรรม กาน้ำหรือคนที เป็นต้น ซึ่งเครื่องสังคโลกเหล่านี้สามารถจำแนกตามวิธีการเคลือบได้เป็น 6 ประเภท ได้แก่
- ภาชนะไม่เคลือบ
- เครื่องเคลือบสีน้ำตาลถึงดำ
- เครื่องเคลือบสีขาวขุ่น
- เครื่องเคลือบสีเขียวไข่กาหรือเซลาดอน
- เครื่องเคลือบสองสี
- เครื่องเคลือบเขียนลายสีดำถึงสีน้ำตาลใต้เคลือบ

Buddha Statues

EN 02

At the upstairs, most of models were Buddha Statues given from Phra Sawanvoranayok, and moved from Ramkhamhaeng National Museum and the process of archaeology at the Old Sukhothai and Si Satchanalai. The Biddha Statues were divided based on the era age and art designs, i.e. Lopburi art, Chaing San or Lanna art, Sukhothai art, U thong art, Ayutthaya art and Rattanakosin art.

Phra Sawanvoranoyok
EN 03
devote to PhraSawanvoranoyok's biography, displaying his personal and monastic belongings

The meaning of Sangkhalok
Prince Damrong Rajanunubhab has a hypothesis that the word ‘Sangkhalok’ could means the earthen ware produced in Chinese style of Song Dynasty, but this word might also derive from the word ‘Sawankhalok’ which is the name of a town Ayutthaya period.

Locations of Production

EN 04

1.Ancient kilns of Sisatchanalai
This location of kilns is north of Sisatchanalai town locating along Yom River from Baan Pa Yang to Baan Nong Or. it is categorised into 2 groups of Baan Koh Noi kilns and Baan Pa Yang kilns.
2.Ancient kilns of Sukhothai
This Location of kilns is near Jon River 1.2 kilometres north Sukhothai city. It is in the vicinity of Bann Muang Kao, Nmpor Muang Sukhothai. They are Sangkhalok kilns dating back to the golden era of Sangkhalok trade.