In 2013, the Information Technology Museum was opened to the public on a 9,300 square meter exhibition area near the Natural History Museum. The major theme is evolution of communication and computer technologies as an origin of computer development to the advancement of information technology.
The Information Technology Museum displays a basic understanding of communication, computers, networks, and information technology, as well as demonstrating how research and development can lead to new ideas. The museum aims to prepare the Thai people to aware of and get ready for digital revolution in the society as one of the fundamental developments of the nation. The permanent exhibition in the museum shows the evolution of technology from prehistoric times to the present day. The interactive hands-on, exhibitions, showcases and interesting artifacts in computer and communication technologies are exhibited through modern light and sound effects. The museum also provides various of interactive activities to maximize the informal learning experience for their visitor. The are 6 major themes in the permanent exhibition illustrated including:
Zone 1: The Evolution of Information and Technology
Zone 2: The Pre-Historic and Historic Communication
Zone 3: The Electronic Communication
Zone 4: Calculation
Zone 5: Computer
Zone 6: Information Technology Application and Quality of Life