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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

499, Kamphaengpet 6th Road | Lad Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
+66 2 016 5666
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This is the place where a long yet interesting history of Thai art is recorded and a perfect combination between the extraordinary traditional Thai art and the academic art known internationally is demonstrated. Inside contemporary art by Thai artists from different generations is exhibited so that from now on Thai uniqueness of art will be introduced worldwide.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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499, Kamphaengpet 6th Road | Lad Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
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"contemporary thai"
in 21 reviews
"mo chit"
in 37 reviews
"five floors"
in 13 reviews
"interesting pieces"
in 8 reviews
"wonderful collection"
in 6 reviews
"taxi driver"
in 28 reviews
"amazing building"
in 7 reviews
"large collection"
in 7 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 18 reviews
"on display"
in 16 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 9 reviews
"spend hours"
in 6 reviews
"central bangkok"
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"well worth the visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"chatuchak market"
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"sky train"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The MOCA is really worth to visit, if you want some original insights of genuine thai contemporary arts. I've discovered for instance a big presentation of the works of Thawan Duchanee, truly impressive. One point : before the opening of a new BTS stations, the...More

Thank Dominique G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love the big space, art piece and the quietness of this place. It was a good break from the jams and crowd in Bangkok. The art pieces were very interesting and each of the 6 floor has a different theme. A highly recommended place...More

Thank peterpanlim
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Anyone interested in art should not miss this 5 floor, ultra modern gallery, which is best approached by taxi from the Mo Chit BTS station. Be prepared to spend several hours here because the collection is extensive, It is home to both the owner's permanent...More

Thank jetsly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the very best contemporary art museums in terms of range of exhibits, space for viewing, Thai art. The signage and explations were great. The museum is mostly empty of guests because even the taxi drivers don’t know about it. I was...More

Thank SaveyFLTraveler
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We absolutely loved this gallery. It's on 5 floors, well laid out, quiet and full of fantastic pieces of modern art. It was quite difficult to get to - we got the MRT to Phahon Yothin and then a 10-15 min taxi but we had...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to reach by Sky Train, perfect day out. Went with some friends and their kids - going to take my some there someday soon too!

Thank Stephen E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting collection. I would not say it is representative of all contemporary Thai art, but it does address quite a variety of modern responses to the prevailing Buddhist culture. In that sense it is quite distinct from contemporary art in the West. I...More

Thank HP_in_HP
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

However its def not easy to make it there, the museum is absolutely astonishing. Many pieces from Thai artists exclusively which makes it even more interesting. To me this place is among the top 5 things to do in Bangkok, def a must!

Thank Eduardo D
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

very interesting collection of modern thai art in a stylish building ; especially all sculptures are beautifull and a special attention should be paid to the wood artist ( carpenter artist ) where all the special wooden benches per floor are made . A recommandation...More

Thank JThF
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a good place to visit. It has so many impressive work of art. The design of the museum is very modern and friendly with enviroment. I have good time here. 250 baht ticket fee is not expensive.

Thank BBNguyen
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28 January 2018|
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Response from Mark G | Reviewed this property |
My guess is yes, because (1) they have a storage space for bags and (20 since they don't allow you to bring any bags into the museum (not even water).
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Gabrielle S
7 September 2017|
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Response from denimBandung | Reviewed this property |
250 baht for adults 100 baht for student with ID 300 baht for 1 adult & 1 student 650 baht for 2 adults & 3 students free for under 12 YO & above 60 YO & disabiliites
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Gabrielle S
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Response from Punthee | Reviewed this property |
Adults 250 ThB Students 100 Free for senior (from 60 years old) and visitor under 13 years There are special tickets for family too.
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