Whether it's a school semester break, long holiday or a weekend, Bangkok have attractions for family with kids who want to find activities in free time or enhance family relationships. Bangkok have many places to go for children and we have listed family-friendly attractions and activities in Bangkok in 5 categories. Let's check it out...
Where to go?
1. Amusement & Water Park
2. Zoo & Aquarium
Amusement and Water Park
We can't deny that children and fun are indispensable. There is no better way to pump the adrenaline through riding some amusement rides which will always make kids happy. If parent see their kids happy, they will always happy too. In Bangkok, there are many outdoor and indoor amusement parks and water park for family to enjoy.
The most popular amusement park in Thailand which stays in every Thai children's memory. The park is features various family-friendly rides and attractions. The signature attractions you must play at least once are Snow Town, Grand Canyon, Cable Car and Antique Car. Moreover, we suggest you to visit on weekend to see the colorful parade around the lake.
Opening Hours Daily 10:00-17:00 hrs.
How to go?: The best option is using personal car or taxi. For public transportation, please use bus no. 538. Getting off at Dream World bus stop then use free shuttle bus to the entrance.
Buy discounted online ticket for Dream World
Siam Amazing Park
The Thailand's longest operational amusement and water park, locally known as "Suan Siam". It's the only place where you can enjoy extreme rides and water park in the same day. The attractions you should not miss are the Double Deck Merry Go Round, Si-Am Tower, Log Flume and the Guiness World Records largest wave pool in the world.
Opening Hours Daily 10:00-18:00 hrs.
How to go?: The best option is using personal car or taxi. For public transportation, please use bus no. 22, 36ก, 60, 71, 73ก, 115, 168 and 525. Getting off at Siam Amazing Park (Suan Siam) bus stop, then walk to the entrance.
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The only themed water park in Bangkok, located in Central Bangna. This rooftop-outdoor water park is themed after a famous South Korean animated series "Pororo the Little Penguin". The ride and water slides are designed for children to enjoy with parent. So, if you are looking for family friendly with cartoon characters, this is a place for you.
Opening Hours Daily Weekday 10:30-19:00 hrs. Weekend 10:00-19:00 hrs.
How to go?: The best option is using personal car or taxi. For public transportation, please use bus no. 38, 46, 48, 180, 365 and 558. Getting off at Central Plaza Bangna.The water park is located at 6th floor.
Buy discounted online ticket for Pororo Aquapark
A largest indoor amusement park in Thailand, open for more that 25 years. It's located in the 4th floor of Seacon Square Srinakarin. All rides and attractions in this amusement park were designed specifically for young kids. The recommended rides are train, haunted house and fun flume.
Opening Hours Daily Weekday 12:00-18:00 hrs. Weekend 11:00-19:00 hrs.
How to go?: The best option is using personal car or taxi. For public transportation, please use bus no. 133, 145, 206, 207 and R26E. Getting off at Seacon Square bus stop. YoYo Land is located in 4th floor. In the future, the yellow line monorail will be open and you can getting off at Suan Luang Ro 9 station.
Zoo and Aquarium
Making children to love animals and nature is very important because they have to live on our planet for decades and we wouldn't want them to live in a world with environmental issues. This can be easily started by bringing them to the nearby zoo and aquarium to see and learn about animals. Bangkok have world class zoo and aquarium for children to visit. Here are the popular zoo and aquarium you must visit in Bangkok
Safari World is the famous Bagnkok destination for both Thai and Foreign tourist. The zoo is feature a wide open area which you can driva a car to get close to animals like giraffes, zebras, rhinos and ostrichs etc. Also, a walking area where 7 animals and stunt shows are perform daily.
Opening Hours Daily 9:00-17:30 hrs.
How to go?: The best option is using personal car or taxi.
Buy discounted online ticket for Safari World
Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World
Aquarium that located inside Siam Paragon shopping mall which in the center of Bangkok. Inside exhibit variety of sea creature like sharks, stingray, coulorful fishes, penguin and sea otter. The highlight is a large hall which you can see 360 degree view of the underwater world.
Opening Hours Daily 11:00-20:00 hrs.
How to go?: BTS Skytrain - Getting off at Siam Station then walking to Siam Paragon, the aquarium is located at B1 floor.
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The visual immersive snake museum which you will learn what is life of snake looks like from born to a full adult. The musuem exhibit more than 70 snake species from around the world. Also, do not miss the show that will demonstrate how to catch a snake with bare hands.
Opening Hours Saturday-Sunday 10:00-18:00 hrs.
How to go?: The best option is using personal car or tax.
Buy discounted online ticket for Siam Serpentarium
Museum and Learning Center
You can find knowledge from the school only. Children will never know what they like when they haven't knows about it first. It's parent job to help thier kids finding inspiration so they can grow with a goal. Bangkok has many museums and learning centers which can help children learn more about who they want to be in the future.
Science Center for Education and Planetarium
A learning center for children who want to study about science, astronomy and technology. The highlight is the first planetary dome theater which visitor can sit back and watch the realtime projected sky.
Opening Hours Tuesday-Sunday 9:00-16:00 hrs.
How to go?: BTS Skytrain - Getting off at Ekimai station, then walk 5 minutes to the entrance.
Children's Discovery Museum
Museums that promote children's development through activities designed to be suitable for each ages. There are indoor activities such as rainbow city, Thai kitchen, art room and outdoor activities like the fountain and playground.
Opening Hours Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-16:00 hrs.
How to go?: Getting off at BTS Mochit station or MRT Chatuchak Park station, then walk 5 minutes to the museum.
National Science Museum
A largest science learning center in Thailand. The museum was designed in unique cube shape. Inside exhibition are all about science, nature, technology, astronomy which children who love science can enjoy for whole day. Moreover, there are othe 3 nearby museum which you should visit which are the Natural History Museum, Information Technology Museum and Rama IX Museum.
Opening Hours Tuesday-Friday 9:30-16:00 hrs. Saturday-Sunday 9:30-17:00 hrs.
How to go?: The best option is using personal car or taxi.
A simulated city where children can choose job to play and earn money as real life with more than 80 jobs to do such as chef, doctor, pilot, scientist, fireman and more. KidZania is located at the 5th floor Siam Paragon
Opening Hours Daily 11:00-17:00 hrs.
How to go?: BTS Skytrain - Getting off at Siam Station then walking to Siam Paragon, the aquarium is located at 5th floor.
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Child Development Activities
Children's development is the top priority that every parent should consider. Apart from eating healthy food, exercising and moving body will help child grow strongly. We have unique activities to do in Bangkok that will improve children's physical, mental and social development.
A new way of exercising which you can just simply bouncing and jumping. Streaching your body, try new jumping skills and pumping adreanline for feeling of enjoyment.
Opening Hours Daily Weekday 11:00-20:00 hrs. Weekend 10:00-20:00 hrs.
How to go?: BTS Skytrain - Getting off at Promphong station then walk to The EmQuartier. Bounce is located at the 4th floor.
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A large indoor playground with various activities to help kid's physical and social development. Playmondo are located at CentralWorld and Central Eastville. Parent can enjoy shopping while leaving their child at Playmondo with their new friends and being supervised by staff at all time.
Opening Hours Daily CentralWorld 10:00-20:00 hrs. / Central Eastville Weekday 11:00-20:00 hrs. Weekend 10:30-20:00 hrs.
How to go?: CentralWorld brance: BTS skytrain - getting off at Siam or Chit Lom Station, then walk 5 minute through the skywalk to Central World. For Central Eastville branch, the best option is using personal car or taxi.
Buy discounted online ticket for Playmondo CentalWorld / Playmondo Central Eastville
Lastly, it's time for peaceful relax under the shade of the trees. Spending time with family at the park is always a choice if you want to escape a busy city life. There is nothing compare to picnic on the green glass and enjoy riding a bicycle with family. Here are two major public park in Bangkok that you should come.
Train Park (Vachirabenjatas Park)
A place to spend a time with family on weekend. This huge park is popular for picnic, taking photos and enjoy cycling on 2.5 km. long track. Also, you can see colorful butterflies at Bangkok Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.
Opening Hours Daily 5:00-21:00 hrs.
How to go?: Getting off at BTS Mochit station or MRT Chatuchak Park station, then walk for 10-15 minutes to the park. In case you want to rent a bicycle first, we suggest you to getting off at BTS Ha Yaek Lat Phrao station or MRT Phahon Yothin Station, then walk cross the Vibhavadi Rangsit road to Nikhom Rot Fai soi 1 alley which will lead to the bicycle rental shops.
Visit the Lumpini park, the largest public park located in the heart of Bangkok city, surrounded by skyscrapers like the New York City's Central Park. It's a perfect place for exercise, bicycle riding and picnic. The park have a large pond which you can rent a water-cycle boat, locally known as "Ruea Ped" (Duck boat).
Opening Hours Daily 4:30-21:00 hrs.
How to go?: Getting off at BTS Saladaeng station or MRT Silom Station.
Last update: May 2021