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Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Bangkok)

Welcome to MOCA BANGKOK, the art Mecca purposefully built to showcase the extraordinary treasures of the past three decades by the art-loving aficionado Boonchai Bencharongkul.

This place embodies Boonchai’s deep-rooted passion for art, and it shows!

But that’s not all, folks! This museum isn’t just about art; it’s a big, bold “thank you” card to Thailand’s beloved monarch, King Rama IX, for all those royal favors.

It’s like saying, “Hey, thanks for being awesome!”

To make things even more interesting, they’ve dedicated this art haven to Professor Silpa Bhirasri, the “Father of Contemporary Art” in Thailand. It’s like the Oscars for art!

Step inside this 20,000-square-meter white wonderland, where 800 carefully selected artworks from Boonchai’s private collection are displayed.

It’s like a symphony of Thai creativity, beliefs, and thought processes harmoniously playing out on canvas.

Traditional Thai vibes dance cheek to cheek with Western artistic flair.

It’s a cultural mashup you didn’t know you needed until now!

And here’s the cherry: MOCA BANGKOK is like the VIP lounge for the best Thai art.

It’s not a fleeting exhibit; these masterpieces are here to stay.

So, come and soak in the artistic glory because this museum is more than just white walls and pretty paintings—it’s a love letter to art, Thailand, and the creative genius within us all.

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Bangkok)
LocationBangkok, Thailand
FounderBoonchai Bencharongkul
DedicationHonors Professor Silpa Bhirasri, the “Father of Contemporary Art” in Thailand
Collection SizeApproximately 800 artworks
Art StylesTraditional Thai and Western Influences
Exhibition Space20,000 square meters of well-lit white space
SignificanceShowcases the best works of Thai art
AccessibilityNearest BTS Station: Mo Chit
Dress CodeComfortable and respectful attire is encouraged
WebsiteMOCA Bangkok Official Website

Ticket prices may vary, so it’s best to check the official website or inquire at the museum for the most current rates.

Currently, it’s 280 THB for adults and 120 THB for students.

There isn’t a strict dress code, but it’s advisable to dress comfortably and respectfully when visiting the museum.

It’s open daily from 9:30 to 18:00 but closes on Mondays.

The closest BTS (Skytrain) station to MOCA Bangkok is Mo Chit.

You can also take the MRT to Paholyotin or use the bus – lines 29, 52, 69, 134, 187, 191, 504, 510, and 555 get there.



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