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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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Heavy Feeling But Informative

It is quite a simple museum but I think it contains all the pertinent messages that it wishes to convey of the Khmer Rouge regime. I also visited the Killing Fields a few years... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is quite a simple museum but I think it contains all the pertinent messages that it wishes to convey of the Khmer Rouge regime. I also visited the Killing Fields a few years back and although this museum seemed a bit more bare, it's a very good exhibit with good representation. Some of the exhibits were repeated but then... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is part of Cambodian history so is a necessity when in phnom penh. Very sad history but should never be forgotten what these peaceful people had to go through.

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While this place hold horrendous tales of the past it is history that need to be shared. Heartbreaking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the highlights of my visit to Phnom Penh. Was on a tight timeframe, but could have easily stayed here for a couple of hours. Worthwhile taking your time and fully appreciating what happened here. Getting to meet one of the survivors was a highlight. This is a must do visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cruelty of man never ceases to disgust me. You’ll need a strong stomach for some of the images and I literally cried as guide explained the atrocities of this era. Still, if you want to understand more about such an important piece of Cambodian history (in the not that distant past) then brace yourself and visit. It was wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An experience that anyone visiting Phnom Penh has to go through. Not much else to say, everyone will feel their own way about it. On the practical side I would say visit here before the killing fields, it's probably just about walking distance from hotel areas. Or you can organise a tuktuk to take you here and the killing fields... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is both fascinating and scary. In some senses you feel like the Khmere Rouge carde have just legged it and you've walked in. Highlight for me was meeting Chum Mey selling his book in the courtyard at the end. One of only 12 people to have survived out of the 20,000 that went through it. Totally unexpected!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The audio guide was excellent to have if you have never been to this place. The atrocities that happened here is unreal. A must do for those coming to Cambodia to understand the country and the people better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a amazing experience. The prision has a lot of pictures that help us understand what happened there. It is a heavy piece of history but we shoul not forget. The audio book is also very good. In the end of the tour we could talk to a survivor from the regime.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting, certainly worth a visit you need to see this before traveling to the killing fields to grab the information on how it all happened

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