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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

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Address: 499, Kamphaengpet 6th Road | Lad Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
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+66 2 016 5666
11:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This is the place where a long yet interesting history of Thai art is...

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.

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We liked it very much. It was a great pleasure to visit this museum. Big and beautiful paintings, 6 floors of art. There is also a nice coffee shop and shop with postcards. I was... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We liked it very much. It was a great pleasure to visit this museum. Big and beautiful paintings, 6 floors of art. There is also a nice coffee shop and shop with postcards. I was impressed very much and want to visit it again. I recomend to visit and enjoy this place.

Thank Marta M
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 984 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For anyone who's like me,in that an afternoon spent exploring the airconditioned halls of a museum or art gallery is considered an enjoyable and relaxing activity, then MOCA Bangkok is well worth a visit. Although a bit of a drive out from the centre of town, getting there was easy enough, and was under 200 baht each way by taxi,on... More 

1 Thank Andrew_Alin
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to find even by the taxi guys however it is well worth it.....not only for the great art but for the building itself [inside ]....the outside is not that great. 30Minutes by taxi from KSR

2 Thank Gtirman
Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say that I'm not an art expert or a person who loves museums that much. However, I do love art. Of all art museum I've visited in BKK I must say that this place is the best. Whenever I enter the museum I often feel the serene feeling. It's nice and clean and can make you feel relaxed... More 

Thank msawas
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful art museum that it is definitely worth spending a day, or at least an afternoon, visiting this place. The art collections are all remarkable and very significant, especially the Thai Artists' work pieces which can make you get to know more about contemporary art in Thailand. The location is not so easy to find, and either the place is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say I love art museums but usually contemporary art doesn't really catch my attention. However, I found myself in a continuous verge of crying given how unexpectedly good the museum is. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) of Bangkok is a must visit! All art is from Thai artists in the last 20 years. Mind blowing pieces... More 

2 Thank kitsune87
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I confess that Im not usually a museum visitor. I just wanted something different to do for an afternoon. So off to MOCA I went and it was grand. It was the best 250 baht Ive ever spent. Amazing building, stunning garden setting and a display of works that kept me entertained for the better part of the day. Some... More 

1 Thank Gwyn R
mocabangkok, Front Office Manager at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We truly appreciate it. Hope to welcome you back here again. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like modern art, then by all means, visit. Terrific view of Thai nationalism and modernity through its engagment with European modernism (+ postcolonial preoccupations). The technical expertise was stunning. The museum is quite far the from main tourist areas, but the staff helped us a get a taxi as we were leaving.

1 Thank Valerie B
Dibrugarh, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The museum was very huge with 5 floor and interesting.Yiu should need 4-5hours to fully enjoy the museum. Nyc experience it was.

Thank khushbu3101
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This place is the private museum and the owner also have another museum which is the same as here in kaoyai national park. The location is pretty difficult to find but the easiest way to reach there is by cab. A lots to see inside, recommended!

Thank gprasongpon

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