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Address: 13th St. | Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: 023-211-753
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Description: This beautiful sandstone museum was opened in 1920 and showcases many fine...
This beautiful sandstone museum was opened in 1920 and showcases many fine examples of Angkor Wat statuary.
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Nice and informative museum

It's a good start to Cambodia and the artworks are nicely presented. Watch out for the so-called pious ladies selling flowers to offer because this is a scam.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Edegem, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It's a good start to Cambodia and the artworks are nicely presented. Watch out for the so-called pious ladies selling flowers to offer because this is a scam.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very interesting collection of Khmer artifacts and you should allow approximately one hour to complete your visit. There is a beautiful garden with ponds in the central courtyard that is visible from the many windows within the museum. The building is not air conditioned but is quite cool inside anyway.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is a well organized museum - it has a chronological flow to the art and artifacts. Pictures are not allowed. It is not air conditioned, and many of the galleries are covered but open. Easy to find off St 178. Lots of shops and restaurants nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We paid 5 USD for entrance fee of this museum. A lot of things inside which provides a picture of how rich their culture is. Too bad we cannot take photos inside because it has additional fees. To know more about our trip, you can see it here: http://katmeifucan.blogspot.com/2015/07/1-day-historical-and-cultural-tour-in.html

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A beautiful building, educational statues on the origins of the different gods and their roles. You don't need long to see this, but it is worth seeing if you are in the area.

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Fremantle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is a good location to view a range of different statues of the Hindu gods and Buddha alike. Not huge and built around a central garden, it was a nice 45 minutes spent admiring the statues and ornaments.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Lovely building and gardens, very peaceful to wander around. Only US$5 for the entrance fee. Worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

5$ entry. In the center. Many angkor statues without many explanations... This summarizes the museum for me. What I really liked was the small movie of 5 minutes with a reconstitution of the life during the angkor period. This movie is Interesting for kids also.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

It's ok. Kind of small. The building and gardens are cool. I took some nice photos. The exhibits are nice. Maybe not overwhelming but certainly antiquities have been plundered throughout Cambodia. It doesn't replace a trip to Angkor Wat but worth a stop if you have a few hours to spare and you like museums. Probably the best collection for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I felt like it was Lost of time and money , status with just names , no such a description on it , and the only interesting part was the description of citizen's lifestyle and costumes in Cambodia

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