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“A sobering museum that should not be missed” 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
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Cambodia Landmine Museum Half-Day Tour from Siem Reap
Ranked #14 of 174 things to do in Siem Reap
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A collection of disarmed mines.
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“A sobering museum that should not be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This is a tribute to a man who has dedicated his life to ridding the country of its land mines. It is an wakening museum that gives one a glimpse into how a war can effect generations of innocent children and adults. It is worth spending an hour here. You may leave as a different person.

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“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.

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“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.

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“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

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“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!

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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.
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