10 Essential Indoor Destinations in Bangkok for High Pollution Days

10 Essential Indoor Destinations in Bangkok for High Pollution Days

By Admin / May 09, 2024 / Leisure

There’s no shying away from the fact that Bangkok sometimes experiences smog or PM 2.5. On the plus side, when the Air Quality Index takes a turn for the worse, there's a whole world of indoor adventures waiting to be explored. From educational escapes to thrilling experiences, here are 10 of our top tips from VERSO International School to keep your little learners (and yourselves!) entertained on those high-pollution days. We also understand the importance of extracurricular activities, so be sure to check those out too.

SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World

Explore the­ captivating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World. This e­xpansive aquarium houses over 400 spe­cies of marine creature­s, from playful otters to majestic sharks. Wander through subme­rged tunnels, admire the­ vibrant coral reefs, and witness the­ thrill of a feeding frenzy. It's an e­ducational and awe-inspiring adventure for all age­s. Plus, the air-conditioned comfort provides a we­lcome respite from the­ heat and of course the pollution outside.


Source: Sea Life Bangkok

Floor B1-B2 Siam Paragon 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

BOUNCE Thailand (The EmQuartier)

At BOUNCE Thailand, you can get your body moving and your heart rate up. Numerous trampoline courts, obstacle courses, and climbing walls can be found at this indoor trampoline park. It's a fun way for kids and adults to burn off some energy in an enjoyable and safe setting. Don't forget to check their website for any age limitations on certain activities.


Source: BOUNCE Thailand

693 EmQuartier Shopping Complex 4th Floor, 4B02 The Glass Quartier, Sukhumvit Rd, Klongton-Nua, Watthana, Bangkok 10110

Kidzoona Bangkok

Let your child unleash their inner adult at Kidzoona Bangkok. This interactive city is designed for kids aged 4-14, allowing them to try their hand at various professions. From becoming a firefighter to baking delicious treats, Kidzoona offers a fun and educational environment where children can learn valuable skills through role-playing. Plus, the controlled environment ensures clean air for worry-free play.


Source: Kidzoona

No. 55 Seacon Srinakarin, 4th floor, room 4000 Nong Bon, Prawet, Bangkok 10250

Science Center for Education (Planetarium Bangkok)

Spark your child's curiosity at the Bangkok Planetarium. At VERSO International School, we are all about innovation. This interactive museum offers a fascinating journey through the world of science and technology. Explore exhibits on dinosaurs, the human body, space exploration, and much more. Interactive displays and engaging demonstrations keep young minds captivated, making learning a fun and rewarding experience.


Source: Museum Thailand

928 Sukhumvit Rd, Phra Khanong, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110

Flow House Bangkok

If you're up for some excitement, Flow House Bangkok has an incredible indoor surfing experience. The cutting-edge wave machines can accommodate surfers of all skill levels, from experienced pros to complete beginners. Qualified instructors will be there to guide your young wave rider and make sure they have a safe and fun time catching (and maybe wiping out on!) some virtual waves.


Source: Flow House Bangkok

120/1 A Square Project Soi Sukhumvit 26, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110

Paragon Cineplex

Catch the latest blockbuster or a timeless classic at Paragon Cineplex. This modern cinema complex offers a comfortable and air-conditioned environment to enjoy a movie with the whole family. From animated adventures to thought-provoking documentaries, there's something for everyone on the big screen. There are also many other impressive cinemas dotted across the city, so just do a quick search on Google Maps and you will be sure to find the best location for you.


Source: Paragon Cineplex

991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Bangkok National Museum

Visit the Bangkok National Museum to go back in time. Thai antiques from a large collection are housed in this grand museum, which highlights the country's rich history and culture. Discover Thailand's intriguing history, examine antique weapons, and admire exquisite sculptures. For kids of all ages, the museum provides child-friendly guided tours that bring history to life.


Source: Museum Thailand

4 Soi Na Phra That, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200

Terminal 21

Who says shopping can't be an adventure? Terminal 21 is a unique shopping mall that takes you on a global journey. Wander through different zones inspired by international destinations, from Paris to London. Along the way, you'll find its well-known food court and eateries that cater to all tastes, perfect for refueling after your indoor explorations. It's a fun way to combine shopping with a little taste of the world. Terminal, as it’s known locally, also now has another branch on Rama 3.


Source: Wikipedia

88 Soi Sukhumvit 19, Sukhumvit 19 Alley, Khlong Toei Nuea, Thawi Watthana, Bangkok 10110

Museum Siam

Visit Museum Siam to fully immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Thailand. This interactive museum provides a distinctive and captivating look at Thai history spanning antiquity to the present. Take part in multimedia presentations, investigate interactive exhibitions, and learn more about this intriguing nation. For those looking for a cultural experience that goes beyond typical museums, it's the ideal substitute.


Source: Museum Siam

4 Sanam Chai Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200

Mega Harborland

This sprawling indoor playground offers a variety of attractions for children of all ages. From thrilling slides and climbing structures to interactive play areas and video game zones, Mega Harborland provides a fun and stimulating environment for kids to burn off energy and explore their imaginations. With various locations throughout Bangkok, there's likely one conveniently located near you.


Source: MEGA Harborland

Village No. 6, 3 Fl. MEGA HarborLand Building, 38/1-3, 39, Bang Na-Trat Frontage Rd, Bang Kaeo, Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan 10540

Beyond the List

This list is just a starting point. Bangkok has a vast array of indoor attractions waiting to be discovered.  Consider your child's interests and don't be afraid to explore hidden gems like art galleries showcasing local talent or interactive play cafes designed for younger children. VERSO International School is always here to support your family.