Thailand offers free access to museums and parks for New Year holidays

22 December 2022

This New Year, be sure to enjoy Thailand's diverse culture and natural beauty - admission is free at the country's incredible national museums and parks!

As a special New Year's treat, the Fine Arts Department is giving everyone an unforgettable gift – free admission to all national museums and historical parks throughout the kingdom! Whether it’s discovering hidden gems or revisiting favorite locations, this holiday season you can explore with no limits from December 30th until January 2nd.
Unveiling an array of majestic artifacts from Thailand's golden era, the National Museum invites visitors to explore a vibrant collection of glittering gold ornaments hailing back centuries ago. As part of this special exhibition in Ayutthaya which opens on December 30, witness one-of-a-kind pieces such as ceremonious Buddha images and age-old relics that paint a unique portrait of its glorious past. On December 28 in Bangkok, be sure not to miss Phra Butta Sihing - the spectacular frontal palace image accompanied by 9 other mesmerizing idols at National Museum’s showcase opening between 9 am till 4 pm daily! Last but definitely not least is their outdoor cultural extravaganza “Khon Display" for free on 25 December 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at The compound grounds of our beloved museum where awe awaits all those who enter with no admission fee!

Chao Sam Phraya National Museum in Ayutthaya

From December 30 to January 2, the National Museum Bangkok invites visitors for a one-of-a-kind experience! Enjoy cooking demonstrations from world-renowned chefs in front of the ancient palace architecture as it is lit up against the night sky. Take advantage of discounted books on art and cultural themes - a perfect way to learn about this culturally rich city! Don't miss out on an unforgettable event at Night @Museum 2019.

Bangkok museum

On December 22, come to the National Library of Thailand for an enlightening seminar on how to find joy in the New Year! Following this event will be a spectacular exhibition featuring traditional Thai celebrations and festivities that runs until April. Get ready to kick off 2023 with cheer and enthusiasm!


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