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Children's museums getting back on track

The BMA is pushing ahead with plans for edu-tainment for the young

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It's not just parks and playing fields for children that Bangkok lacks, there is also a severe dearth of educational recreation facilities such as libraries and museums to exercise young minds. 

An artist’s impressions of the new design for Bangkok Children’s Discovery Museum in Chatuchak district show a clean, modern concept intended to appeal to the young—and not so young. The museum is due to undergo a massive renovation and be ready for reopening early next year. At left is the museum’s main entrance, middle is the Dino Detective zone and the Junior Kitchen zone is at right.

This was no better emphasised than when the Bangkok Children's Discovery Museum in Chatuchak district closed two years ago. It was a sad reflection of the difficulties of organising recreational and edu-tainment facilities for the young.

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