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Address: 13th St. | Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phone Number: +855 23 211 753
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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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Stone stele and statue

An open museum housing vast collection of stone stele, statue, lintel and wooden buddha. king jayavarman vii statue was displayed here, along with various carving on hindu... read more

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An open museum housing vast collection of stone stele, statue, lintel and wooden buddha. king jayavarman vii statue was displayed here, along with various carving on hindu Buddhist gods.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have limited time I would go to Killing Fields and S21 before coming here. There are some incredible artefacts that date back many centuries but unfortunately the displays are not very well structured so it is hard to place things in context. The audio tour content seemed overly lengthy and was fine on an exhibit by exhibit basis.... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The national museum is truly a sight to behold. It isn't a very large museum but it does give you some insight on World War I (if I'm not mistaken) as well as the ancient statues found at Angkor Wat. The courtyard is simply lovely and it's a nice place for photos and there are lots of benches around. It... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Collections are mostly statues from the 9th to the 14th century, although it is interesting to me but I don't thing the normal tourists from the West would be impressed. The buildings are nice but I was surprised to find the place without air conditioning. The public toilets are also dirty.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited the location and it was ok. The english translator they gave me didn't work well. I spent maybe 45 minutes here and was ready to go. I'd be happy to pay $3 - $5 but it's no where worth $10.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very impressive set of displays. Nicely air conditioned to provide a bit of relief from touring. Cannot take pictures inside the facitiliy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unable to visit when last in the City, on this occasion it was our first stop and we got there early before the crowds. The Museum is Cambodia's largest museum of cultural history and the country's leading historical and archaeological museum. It houses one of the world's largest collections of Khmer art, including sculptural, ceramics, bronzes, and ethnographic objects. Its... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

And this is a statue of Shiva from the 7th century, and this is a statue of Vishnu from the 8th Century, and this is a statue of Buddha from the 9th century. So if you are into religious statues this is the place for you. There is not much else to see. The museum is housed in a large... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had already been to Siem Reap/temples so seeing some of the larger statuary that would have originally been at the temples was beneficial.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit as often as possible. This time with our K2 and K3 classes. I love it for the central courtyard garden and ponds as much as anything.

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