We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“A Must!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cambodia Landmine Museum

Cambodia Landmine Museum
Angkor National Park, 7km south of Banteay Srey Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
885 012 630 446
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #13 of 96 Attractions in Siem Reap
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums, Museums
More attraction details
Attraction Details
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A collection of disarmed mines.
west sussex
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A Must!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

It really is worth taking time from the Wats to visit this little museum with such a huge tale to tell. It is a very thought provoking place and you certainly will be thinking of the things you've seen and read about for a long time afterwards.

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

777 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    404
    293
    70
    9
    1
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dana Point, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent experience, well worth the ride out to see and hear the stories.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

Aki Ra's and other stories as well as what the foundation is doing for land mine victims and the work they support to continue clearing land mines is inspirational and impressive. It is well worth taking the time to talk with the staff and learn about the stories and displays. Another review mentioned that it is low tech and this is true, they operate on a budget since they also support land mine victims and other at-risk kids in Cambodia as well as working toward the goal of a landline-free Cambodia. That doesn't make it any less compelling. There is very interesting artwork done by the children who had been affected that blew me away. This is a bit outside Siem Reap city but well worth the Tuk Tuk or taxi ride.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
“A must see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

My husband and I visited the museum and I was overwhelmed with the tour guide and his story. Amazing collection of artefacts and stories

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Small and old style”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Was a bit disappointed by the extent of the museum. I think there are only four rooms located around the central display of mines. Also the museum was very old fashioned... use of modern technology (interactive displays, video on demand, audio commentary etc) could have made it a richer experience. I went with my daughter but there was nothing I could use to safely engage her with information without scaring her to death! I think educating kids about mines and explosives needs doing, but there was nothing I could see that was targeting children's education there. The price of admission was fine and worth it (good cause too). The shop was pretty poor and small, I bought a few items but would have bought more if there were more choices. Finally all of the staff were indeed excellent, smart, friendly and approachable. If anything the people here make the place worthwhile. Overall pretty average, especially on the education front. As a kid I played near mines and saw a few up close and had a few close calls so I know the need for education at a museum like this!

Visited December 2012
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
wmorse1067, Project Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this review, January 12, 2013
Thank you for your review and suggestions. Our demining team, when working in the field, holds regular Mine Relief Education classes with local villagers to educate them about landmines, UXOs and other explosive remnants of war. Additionally we have a Khmer staff that conducts a different kind of tour for Khmer groups who attend. Part of that tour is an educational program about landmines, etc.

We are working to upgrade our presentations with an audio guide system that will be in multiple languages.

We offer English tours MTTF from 9am - 3pm. We also offer tours in Japanese on a regular basis.
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

The museum is not very big but the story behind it is! Ask for a guide and your tour will be worth twice the money! You also get to hear about what the museum does for orphans and ill children, very moving!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Cambodia Landmine Museum also viewed

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
 

Been to Cambodia Landmine Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Cambodia Landmine Museum, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.