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Guide To Visiting Bangkok, Thailand With Toddlers *UPDATED

Top Fun Things To Do With Toddlers In Bangkok

Bangkok With Toddlers Guide

One of the all time favorite short getaway locations – Bangkok offers loads of family-friendly activities for all to enjoy. Getting around this bustling city is relatively convenient with ride-hailing apps like Grab and Gojek. Alternatively, avoid the Bangkok jam and opt for their BTS and metro stations, which are often nearby popular attractions and malls. However, it is good to note that roads in Bangkok are not the most stroller friendly so it is highly recommended to bring a carrier along. Here is our list of kid-friendly places to check out in Bangkok. From attractions, entertainment and food, we’ve got you and your little ones covered!

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  • Safari World Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    ATTRACTION: SAFARI WORLD *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Discover and learn about the wildlife

    This popular attraction features a marine park and safari park in one location! Take a ride through the park and get up close with various wildlife from all around the world. The parks are stroller-friendly, so you can bring along your own or rent an animal-themed stroller at the park entrance. Enjoy greater savings when you book online or get a day pass for both parks. Also, children under the height of 100 cm get free access!

    Opens on weekdays 9am - 4.30pm, weekends 9am - 5pm

    Safari World, 99 Panyaintra Road Samwatawantok, Klongsamwa, Bangkok 10510 Thailand, www.facebook.com/safariworld.bangkok 

  • SEA LIFE Bangkok Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    ATTRACTION: SEA LIFE BANGKOK *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Indoor family-friendly activity

    Discover and meet the amazing marine life right at the basement of Siam Paragon. Conveniently located at one of the largest shopping malls in Bangkok, you can easily get here via the BTS skytrain’s Siam station, which connects directly to the mall. The aquarium offers a variety of talks and an opportunity for both adults and children to learn more about aquatic life. The area is stroller accessible and children under 3 years old get to enter for free.

    Opens daily from 10am - 8pm.

    Sea Life Bangkok, B1-B2 Floor, Siam Paragon, 991 Rama 1 Rd, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand, www.visitsealife.com/bangkok/en/ 

  • The Grand Palace Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    ATTRACTION: THE GRAND PALACE *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Stunning historical attraction in Bangkok

    Located in the heart of Bangkok, explore and learn about the history of this magnificent palace, which was once the official residence of the Kings of Siam. Now it houses various historical buildings and structures, including the iconic Emerald Buddha. Do note the temple has a strict dress code so avoid wearing sleeveless shirts and wear bottoms that cover your knees and ankles. It is also recommended to visit the temple early in the morning, so you and the little ones can avoid the crowds and heat.

    Opens daily from 8.30am - 3.30pm.

    The Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Road, Grand Palace, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200, www.royalgrandpalace.th 

  • Lumphini Park Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    ATTRACTION: LUMPHINI PARK *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Multi-functional public park

    Step away from the bustle of the city and take a break at the Lumphini public park located in central Bangkok. In the mornings and evenings you can see locals gathered for aerobics and tai chi classes. Located right by Silom MRT station, soak in the local vibes and enjoy a peaceful walk around the park. There is also a playground located right in the park which provides plenty of space for the kids to run around freely.

    Opens daily from 4.30am - 9pm.

    Lumphini Park, 192 Wireless Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand, www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/lumpini-park 

  • Artist House Bangkok-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    ATTRACTION: ARTIST HOUSE BANGKOK *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Explore the hidden spots of Bangkok

    Located at one of Bangkok’s oldest canals, this 200 year old house on stilts is perfect for those looking to relax and spend some time discovering Thai traditional arts. Be awed by the large puppet figures and learn about Thai folklore and classic Thai literature at the Artist House. Free Thai puppet performances are often held here daily at 2 pm except on Wednesdays. There are also various activities for kids and adults including paper mask painting and jewelry making.

    Opens daily from 10am - 6pm. Shows are held here daily at 2pm except on Wednesdays.

    Artist House Bangkok, 309 Soi Phet Kasem 28, Khuha Sawan, Phasi Charoen, Bangkok 10160, www.facebook.com/BaanSilapin/ 

  • Rattanakosin-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    ATTRACTION: RATTANAKOSIN EXHIBITION HALL *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Learn about the history of Thailand

    Learn all about the Rattanakosin era and Thailand’s culture from the 1900s. The museum features various interactive exhibits that make use of state-of-the-art technologies to let visitors experience the displays - guaranteed to keep both adults and kids entertained. The museum also offers audio guides for non native speakers. Adults can enjoy these exhibits at just 100 baht and children under 120 cm can enter for free.

    Opens on Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am - 7pm.

    Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall, 100 Ratchdamnoen Klang Rd. Bowonniwet Phra Nakhon Bangkok 10200, www.nitasrattanakosin.com 

  • Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    ATTRACTION: KHLONG LAT MAYOM FLOATING MARKET *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Experience a traditional Thai-style floating market

    One of the major floating markets in Bangkok and less commercialized than most, it is a great place to experience the authentic Thai-style floating market with the little ones without having to maneuver through the crowds. The highlight of the market is the amazing selection of traditional Thai food and desserts. You can also take a boat ride to explore the charming canals and visit the nearby farm and temple.

    Opens on weekends from 9am - 3pm.

    Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market, 15 30/1 Bang Ramat Rd, Bang Ramat, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand, www.facebook.com/taladnamkhlongladmayom/ 

  • Pororo Aquapark Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    ENTERTAINMENT: PORORO AQUAPARK BKK *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Family-friendly water park

    Beat the heat with your family at this amazing kid-friendly, Pororo-themed water park. With towering slides for the older kids and playground pool areas for the younger ones, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Spot the popular South Korean cartoon character, Pororo and his friends, for a meet and greet session - a guaranteed favorite among the kids. Kids below 90 cm can get to enter for free! Also, do check out their website for regular promotions.

    Opens on weekdays 10.30am - 7pm, weekends 10am - 7pm.

    Pororo Aquapark BKK, Central Plaza Bangna (6th floor), 587,589 Debaratana Rd. Bangna Nuea, Bangna, Bangkok 10260, www.pororoaquapark.com/en/main 

  • Playville Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    ENTERTAINMENT: PLAYVILLE *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Great place to chill at after exploring Sukhumvit
    Nestled at a quiet corner of the popular shopping district at Sukhumvit road, take a chill pill away from the bustle of the city. Conveniently located near the skytrain’s Thonglor Station and nearby various shopping malls and food establishments, Playville offers a relaxing space for parents to chill and kids to play after a day of exploring. Featuring an indoor playground, they also offer various workshops for kids aged 6 months up to 6 years old which parents can join in too.
    Opens daily from 9am - 6pm.
    Playville, 8/3 Klang Alley, Khwaeng Khlong Tan Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand, www.playville.co.th 
  • Bambini Villa Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    ENTERTAINMENT: BAMBINI VILLA *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Free play area and activities for the whole family

    Designed for families to spend quality time together, this amazing space features play areas, restaurants and shops all in one location! Their outdoor playground is shaded and well ventilated, it is also situated right in the middle of the open area, offering plenty of space for your kids to run about. There are also various monthly events like craft workshops and pop-up markets held at their event space, check out their page here for the latest updates.

    Opens daily from 9am - 10pm.

    Bambini Villa, 18 Soi Athakravi 1, Sukhumvit 26 Bangkok 10110, www.bambinivilla.com 

  • Siam Amazing Park-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    ENTERTAINMENT: SIAM AMAZING PARK *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Thrilling fun for the whole family

    The oldest amusement and water park in Southeast Asia, the Siam Amazing Park has been in operation since the 1980s! At just 900 baht, you can enjoy entry to both parks and kids under 101 cm can enter for free with an accompanying adult. The Small World zone features various rides catered for your mini-me including boat rides and carousels. While the older kids can put their courage to the test at the thrilling roller coasters and water slides.

    Opens daily from 10am - 6pm.

    Siam Amazing Park, 203 Suan Siam Rd., Kannayao, Bangkok 10230, www.siamamazingpark.com 

  • Children’s Discovery Museum-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    ENTERTAINMENT: CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Free interactive exhibits

    Just right beside the popular Chatuchak market, the museum has loads of activities and play areas for your kids to explore and have fun for FREE! There are different zones to cater to various age ranges. The sensory play area offers interactive displays and mini-sized climbing structures for the younger ones. While the older kids can visit other zones including the AR exhibits and dinosaur zone which boasts a huge excavation site for children to explore their inner archaeologist.

    Opens on Tuesdays to Sundays from 10am - 4pm.

    Children’s Discovery Museum, 810 Kamphaeng Phet 2 Road, Ladyao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, www.cdm-bangkok.com 

  • Playmondo-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    ENTERTAINMENT: PLAYMONDO *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Hours of fun for kids

    Designed to let children learn through play, their play area is thoughtfully crafted to target your children’s cognitive, social and physical development. Kids can explore the indoor playground, obstacle courses and ball pit from 660 baht onwards! Children below the height of 75 cm and the age of 12 years old can also enter for free. Adults can also join in the fun with kids at the space-themed laser tag. Set in an amazing location at CentralWorld Bangkok, you can pop by any time during your shopping spree.

    Check website for opening hours.

    Playmondo, Check website for more locations, www.playmondo.com 

  • Dubua Cafe-visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    ENTERTAINMENT: DUBUA CAFE *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Various activities for all under one roof

    Just an hour drive from central Bangkok, this huge all-in-one cafe offers various activities that can keep the whole family entertained for the day. From pop-up stalls, restaurants, bars and cafes, you can take your pick from the wide selection of food options and shops. Surrounded by the lush greenery, one highlight of the cafe is its beautiful photo spots like the amazing lotus pond. Another highlight is the free petting zoo, where you can meet animals like peacocks, bunnies and ponies.

    Opens daily from 8am - 6pm.

    Dubua Cafe, 88 Bang Kaeo Fa, Nakhon Chai Si District, Nakhon Pathom 73120, www.facebook.com/DuBuaBangLen/ 

  • Asiatique Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    FOOD: Asiatique *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Outdoor shopping complex with amazing panoramic city views
    Enjoy the beautiful riverside views of Bangkok’s skyline with the family at this outdoor mall cum night market. Previously a trading port, the warehouses are now filled with retail shops and eateries. Stalls are neatly organized according to their categories so getting around is easy. Getting to Asiatique is also very convenient. You can hop onto the free shuttle boat leaving to and from Sathorn Pier regularly from 4pm till 11pm daily.
    Opens on weekdays 4pm - 12am, weekends 12pm - 12am.
    Asiatique, 2194 Charoenkrung Road, Wat Phrayakrai District, Bangkor Laem, Bangkok 10120, www.asiatiquethailand.com/en/home 
  • THE COMMONS Visiting Bangkok With Toddler

    FOOD: THE COMMONS *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Wide variety of food options

    Located in one of the hippest neighborhoods in Bangkok, this creative space offers a whopping 4 storeys worth of cafes, pop-up stores and restaurants. At the mezzanine floor, there is a marketplace with over 18 food stalls to choose from including local Thai dishes, Mexican cuisine and Taiwanese street food. The tranquil atmosphere and open space offers a nice place for the family to chill out after exploring the city.

    Opens daily from 8am - 1am.

    THE COMMONS, 335 Sukhumvit Rd. Thong Lo 17 Alley, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, www.thecommonsbkk.com/thonglor 

  • Ichiba Station-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    FOOD: ICHIBA STATION *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Japanese inspired night market

    One of Bangkok’s newest night markets, get ready to be transported into Japan when you step into Ichiba Station market. Be awed by the rows of stalls donning red paper lanterns, huge Japanese characters and not forgetting the iconic cherry blossom trees. There is also a mini replica of the famous Shibuya crossing from Tokyo. Besides Japanese dishes and street snacks, you can enjoy the wide range of international food selection including western and Thai cuisine.

    Opens daily from 5pm - 10pm.

    Ichiba Station, 489 3 Ram Inthra Rd, Ram Inthra, Khan Na Yao, Bangkok 10230, www.facebook.com/Ramintra.km9

  • FOOD: VICTORY MONUMENT BOAT NOODLES ALLEY *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Authentic Thai boat noodles

    Surrounding this towering military monument, you can find a long stretch of stalls selling clothing, accessories and toys. Tucked away along the nearby canal is the popular Victory Monument Boat Noodles Alley. The dish is often served in small bowls, usually consisting of noodles, meat and different types of broth. Enjoy this authentic Thai food experience with your family. The portion is perfect for kids and you can try multiple dishes without feeling full.

    Opens daily from 9am - 10pm.

    Victory Monument Boat Noodles Alley, 2/16-18 Phahonyothin Rd, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400, www.tourismthailand.org/victory-monument 

  • INDY Market-Visiting-Bangkok-With-Toddlers

    FOOD: INDY MARKET *Visiting Bangkok With Toddlers

    Over 500 stalls to explore

    Catered mainly for the locals and not frequented by tourists, the hipster Indy Market is a great place to experience the free-and-easy local vibes. There is a whooping selection of over 500 stalls selling clothes, handicraft and food. The prices here are relatively cheaper and you can find various Thai street snacks and restaurants for the whole family to enjoy. Reach the market via taxi or take a cab from the Skytrain Wong Wian Yai station to avoid the jam.

    Opens daily from 6pm - 12am.

    INDY Market, Dao Khanong, Chom Thong, Bangkok 10150, Thailand, www.facebook.com/BankchartINDY 

Additional Info:​

Check Out Other Activities In Bangkok Here!
Jim Thompson's House, www.jimthompsonhouse.com/
Suan Luang Rama IX Park, www.suanluangrama9.or.th
Science Center for Education and Planetarium, www.sciplanet.org/
The National Theatre, www.ntt.finearts.go.th
Little Pea Kids Commons, www.littlepeabkk.com/v2/
Chatuchak Weekend Market, www.chatuchak.org
Palladium Night Market Pratunam, www.facebook.com/PalladiumNightMarket/

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