Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Featuring an impressive collection of modern Thai art and sculpture, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Bangkok offers unique cultural insights from some of the country’s most renowned artists.

Owned by Boonchai Bencharongkul, a telecommunications tycoon, this museum was inaugurated in 2012 and continues to showcase some of the best artistic creations in Thailand. Within its striking exterior, visitors will find more than 800 works of art including paintings, sculptures and installation art, each with their own story to tell.

The Museum of Contemporary Art offers Thai artists a space where they can freely express themselves with themes covered ranging from religion, Buddhism and traditional values to corruption, morality and contemporary society. Visitors will also find works by all of the country’s National Artist recipients here as well as famed Thai artists such as Paitun Muangsomboon and Chalood Nimsamer.

The MOCA in Bangkok also features a special wing that showcases Victorian era European painters, while art lovers will be able to enjoy artistic creations from China, Japan, Vietnam and Italy too.

getting here
  • By Car 20.5 km (28 minutes)
  • By Foot 18.4 km (3 hour 47 minutes)
  • Opening hours
    Tuesday to Friday: 10:00am to 05:00pm|Saturday to Sunday: 11:00am to 06:00pm
  • Address
    Chatuchak, Bangkok 10220, Thailand
  • Admission Fee
    Adults 250 baht, students 100 baht|Children under 13, priests & seniors over 60: free|Disabled / guide / MOCA V.I.P card holder: free
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