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Cambodia Landmine Museum

Angkor National Park, 7km south of Banteay Srey Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
885 012 630 446
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Ranked #13 of 96 Attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: Founded in 1997 by ex-child soldier Aki Ra, the Cambodia Landmine Museum tells the story of his rise from a 10 year old fighter in the Khmer Rouge to... more »
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Cambridge, UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This is a very small and simple museum created by a former child soldier who as an adult has dedicated his life to removing land mines. Although small it helps you understand the impact land mines have made in the lives of so many over the last few decades. The tragedy is that there are still millions of land mines... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Landmines are an evil device but it is interesting to see. Got talking to one of the american born guides. He said there had been 1,200 people injured in the last 9 months which is sad but better than previous years.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This place reminded me a lot of the UXO museum in Luang Prabang if you've been there. The museum is quite basic, there's four rooms dedicated to different aspects of land mines (clearing, use in war, NGOs etc) but the story is amazing. Akira, the owner and caretaker, is doing amazing things. He has a house and school behind the... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went to this museum one afternoon. The entrance charge was $10 and included a free guide. It was both interesting yet sad to see so many of the original equipment used during the troubled time of cambodia from 1970 to the late 90's. It showed many of the actual land mines used by the Khmer Rouge and showed some... More

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London
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89 reviews 89 reviews
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you are in the area visiting temples I would really recommend that you spend some time visiting this museum. It costs only 3$ to get in with the money going towards good causes of landmine clearance and services for people affected by these evil objects. This is only a small museum but the message it puts across is a... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A must for everyone. The objective of this museum is very deep and the owner and his friends dedicated their life for the safety of the Cambodians. I have great chance to meet the co-owner and the person that managing the museum. He shared most of the info about this museum. Very amazing experience.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Some insight into the country's history, which has undoubtedly left its mark on the local psych. The museum is quite basic but contains just enough to be informative

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Belbora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Heart breaking to view, but a must see. The world needs a reminder of man's inhumanity to man, which is now continuing through the evil happening in Iraq and Syria.

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Paris, France
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I was lucky enough to get there a few minutes before a tour started with the American man who has been volunteering in this for 11 years. It was so interesting that it made my day ! I recommend anyone who goes to Angkor to stop by and visit this place. It is a must do and a must Know... More

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It is sad, I was almost in tears walking around there but it's also inspiring! Happy to support anyone who is doing such amazing work!

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