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Address: | Corner of Street 113 & St 350, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855-9-33-88988
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This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the...

This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the victims of the Khmer Rouge.

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Half-Day Tuol Sleng Museum and Cheung Ek Killing Fields
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An educational eye opener

You may visit the actual Killing Fields before or after visiting this museum. Besides showing the reality of cruelty during Pol Pot's regime and his quest for a utopia gone wrong... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You may visit the actual Killing Fields before or after visiting this museum. Besides showing the reality of cruelty during Pol Pot's regime and his quest for a utopia gone wrong, we were able to meet up with two still alive survivors of the period. There is a bookshop as well. Cold drinks and some food are also on sale.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Allow 3-4 hrs to thoroughly appreciate this site. It is a "must see" to appreciate what the people of Cambodia have endured and suffered. Thoroughly recommend a visit to this site

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Vincentia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here with a tour guide which was great but in all honesty it's not needed. Visiting this museum is a truly heartbreaking experience. I cant really say much more than already been stated in other reviews, but please don't miss this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The genocide museum is definitely a place not for the fainthearted as the graphics and cells can appear very disturbing. The s21 prison has been left almost untouched besides the tourist entry point and the cleaned up bloodstains on the floor but despite all the efforts, we still saw trails of the past and unerasable bloodstains over. Though is was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The overall experience was moving, informative, and reasonably curated. The audio guides were well done with interesting bonus content. It does not take long to experience, but is worth taking more time to fully reflect and absorb what happened during the Pol Pot era.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is a surreal immersion into an act of brutality most of us are distant from. A former school where children once laughed and ran along the corridors was turned into a place of torture and execution. Another place of great cruelty to the people of Cambodia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You visit to understand and learn, pay your respects, and appreciate how lucky you are. It isn't fun, some of the photos aren't appropriate for children, but it is very important to helping understand Cambodia's history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So incredibly hard to be there--but so important. We had our 15 and 16 year old kids with us and there were times I felt sick looking at the blood stained floor and seeing the pictures, but it was so necessary to be able to get just a hint of what atrocities took place there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When you visit this museum you are completely mute with horror. I will leave aside any discussion of morality, inhumanity and those deep feelings that you know you could never behave like this but then why did people as ordinary as us behave like this? And it is not a defence to say that they were only following orders. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is very nice to visit. It is very easy to go.We can enjoy this place and learn about Khmer history. About 100 years olds, amazing

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