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Address: 13th St. | Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 23 211 753
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This beautiful sandstone museum was opened in 1920 and showcases many fine...

This beautiful sandstone museum was opened in 1920 and showcases many fine examples of Angkor Wat statuary.

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Fascinating exhibits in striking building.

Really nice architecture at this purpose built museum and fascinating to see the very old artefacts some of which are 1500 years old. These include 6th century stone stelas with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a rather small, but nice museum. If you have visited or are going to visit the Temples near Siem Reap, you can easily skip the place

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sorry but bored out of my skull after 40mins since the audio had a dreadful sounding American describing some 300+ articles in the same monotone voice and 90% of the statues were of the same religious icons taken/stolen from this or that province in the 12th century under King blah blah blah. Worst museum I have ever been to. Save... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really nice architecture at this purpose built museum and fascinating to see the very old artefacts some of which are 1500 years old. These include 6th century stone stelas with old Khmer writing, many buddhas and Hindu statues from when that was the main religion. We spent about 30 minutes having a look around the various pieces of art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best. Lots if artifacts. A big garden to relax in during the tour. Very good museum. Take a tuk tuk to get here. Not easy to find. Cost is six dollars american to get in.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The museum is reasonably interesting in terms of the artifacts on display, but overall I considered it average as an experience, although this is perhaps in part that this is after seeing Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, etc. If you have time it is worth the visit, but not a must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I being an Indian, was amazed to see how the Cambodian people are displaying their Hindu heritage. It was humbling & respectful. But people of other nations would require guide to understand the statues displayed there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots to see.. very reasonable price. The audio tour is so long. You could spend days listening to it. Good value none the less and lots of interesting and beautiful things to see. The building itself is impressive - even if ou don't go in, see the building.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum itself is housed in a beautiful building. The cost incl audio guide is $10. The building is open to the weather so best to go when it is cooler. The garden is beautiful and there is a small cafe beside the garden

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of archaeological stuff dug up around Cambodia - we didn't get the audio guide for $5 extra (entry was $5 by itself) but it may be worth getting it as a lot of things displayed weren't labelled with descriptions other than a short title and where they were found. Interesting place to escape midday heat or wait until royal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of old statues and sculptures. They are pretty well labelled. The entry fee is $5 and the audio guide is another $5. To be honest, you don't need the audio guide unless you really want to know very specific details about the artifacts. If you are going to just peruse the exhibits, go ahead and skip the audio... More 

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