It is situated on Ko Yo, near the foot of the second part of the Tinsulanonda Bridge. It was established in 1978 for the studies of southern arts and culture. Its museum has comprehensive exhibits on local arts and culture, and southern lifestyle as well as artefacts echoing local wisdom accumulated through several generations. The systematic exhibits cover more than 30 rooms displaying history, religion, tradition, occupation, folk play, handicrafts, and various artefacts. Viewing points for the Songkhla Lake and aquaculture farms should not be missed.