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Address: | Corner of Street 113 & St 350, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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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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A reminder of that evil must never prevail

We were escorted through the museum by a survivor of the Pol Pot/ Khmer regime. Her personal story was as heartbreaking as the rooms and photographs we witnessed. Its a story... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were escorted through the museum by a survivor of the Pol Pot/ Khmer regime. Her personal story was as heartbreaking as the rooms and photographs we witnessed. Its a story that must be told, no matter how terrible it is to witness.

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Mambajao, Camiguin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This former school gives the visitor much information about the horror regime of Pol Pot. Not for the faint hearthed ones. Excellent audio guide included in entrance fee. On some days you still have the possibility to talk to one of the few remaining people who survived this horror.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tuol Sleng is definitely to visit if you're in Phnom Penh with a visit to choeung ek who is associated with the story of the prison. The audioguide is really well made and is offered in many languages. 6$ us with the audioguide. You can listen to the historical facts associated with Pol Pot and the red Khmers, description of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not a place for smiles, this is a terrible place to remind everyone of the horrific killings that the Khmer Rouge did daily at this former High School, beginning the day they arrived at Phnom Phen. The cells where men, women and children were tortured in unspeakable ways are kept intact. The photos of the victims, and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have a weak heart, then please do not visit this place. A school converted to torture Center has now preserved and made as a museum. Only 7 survivors survived from here. The experience shared by them were not imaginable. All tools used to torture and kill, photos of detainees, cells & everything kept there. A must visit place... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very emotional visit - well explained. Would recommend to take audio guide and foreseen 2-3 hours of visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I researched S-21 before I visited , and I really suggest that you do too so you have a better awareness of what you are visiting. It's a simple museum in its purest form, barely changed since the Khmer Rouge left it in 1979, it really speaks for itself and needs none of the 'interactiveness' that other reviews have crazily... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You need to build high schools. Not turn them into a place of torture. But that's what the Khmer Rouge did here. So much has been left behind that a visit here is very sombre and moving. With some survivors still there to greet you and tell their tales of survival. For adults highly recommended

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was incredible and I learned so much about Cambodian history and culture. The audio tour was great and provided very thorough information and lots of options. A must see when visiting Phnom Penh. Very helpful to do this tour before visiting the killing fields.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was difficult to walk through this museum and see the horrors committed there; the museum is actually a former high school where the Khmer Rouge kept their prisoners. Highly recommend visiting and reflecting on what humans are capable of doing to each other.

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