Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Contemporary Art - also known as MOCA - is one of the top cultural sights in Bangkok that beautifully exhibits the culture and the history not only of the city but of Thailand, but also the artistic creations of prominent Thai artists.
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Bangkok is known as a world-class art spot that houses the most important paintings and sculpture collections that tell Thailand’s story and the social issues that plague the country. The extensive exhibit is spread all over the building’s five floors – over 800 art pieces can be seen here. Some of the most notable creations in this museum include esteemed painter Prateep Khotchabua’s paintings and Chalermchai Kositpipat’s designs.
Museum of Contemporary Art is located in Vibhavadi Rangsit, Chatuchak, Bangkok.
Opening Days and Hours
Opens daily from 10:00 to 17:30.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee is USD 5 for adults and USD 3 for kids.
How to Get There
- Fly to Bangkok via AirAsia.
- From the city centre, board a taxi to the Museum of Contemporary Art.
- Solo travelers/backpackers
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this attraction is 2 hours.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit this museum is between 10:00 and 12:00. Afternoon visits from 15:00 to 17:00 are also suggested.
The Red Brick Kitchen, Kisso, La Vie, Rossini’s, Mango, Pho Van, and Yamazoto are some of the dining spots offering a mix of local and western dishes near the Museum of Contemporary Art.
- Wat Pho
- Golden Palace
- Chao Phraya River
- Siam Paragon
- Lumpini Park
The Marriot Hotel, The Peninsula, Siam Paradise, Rama Gardens, Riva Surya, and Eastin Grand Hotel are some of the accommodations to try. Rates range from USD 60 to USD 200.