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War Museum Cambodia

Kaksekam Village, Sra Nge Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 97 457 8666
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The War Museum Cambodia in Siem Reap is the only war museum in Cambodia. The museum has a unique collection, you can take a free guide (a war veteran) and you can hold small arms.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Kaksekam Village, Sra Nge Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
+855 97 457 8666
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Reviewed January 14, 2017

It is very sad for Cambodia people during the war last 30 years ago that been kill so many people with war and mind been crowed with army that time!

Thank keisuketamki7
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Being ex military, my wife and I found the museum to be very interesting and well worth the visit. So much so that I felt the need to read up on the history of the Khmer Rouge to re-educate myself on a lot of what...More

1  Thank Peter H
TravelReviewerX, General Manager at War Museum Cambodia, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2017

Dear Peter H, Thank you for your positive feedback. We will pass on the information about the helmet to the guide's team.

Reviewed January 13, 2017

Cambodia has a lot of modern war history to see. This museum gives an insight into a small part of it. As you enter the vehicles are laid out like a war graveyard and the trees give it cool feel. To the right there is...More

1  Thank Kev_235
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Rich educational history of Cambodia Khmer rouge crimes and war. Relics like bombs, mines, guns, tanks mostly from Russia. Takes about 60-90 minutes with tour guide .

Thank mrsau2015
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Although small and most of the tanks and armoured vehicles are starting to decay from age you can jump all over them if you like the small arms section was amazing as we were encouraged to pick up and feel m16 and ak47 as well...More

Thank lukejp1
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Tanks, artillery, landmines - it's all here. "The Cat" our tour guide gave us a real feeling of what happened during the war and some of the awful things that happened but a must visit to understand the devastation and how the Cambodian peoples' resilience...More

Thank dcurtise
Reviewed January 9, 2017

The tour was educational, informational and VERY sad. The guide doing the tours lived through all these terrible land mines. It is VERY tragic. So, parents, please leave your young children at home.

Thank jimsnelling
Reviewed January 7, 2017

When i turned up solo i was simply directed to start at the small arms weapons section - maybe they only bother doing a tour for groups? I have a military background so i had the context for looking at and handling the small arms...More

1  Thank davidhughtaylor
TravelReviewerX, General Manager at War Museum Cambodia, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Dear Davidhughtaylor, We are sorry that you had a bad experience being simply directed to start at the small arms weapons section. We will pass on the information you gave us to the guide's team.

Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

The Cambodian War memorial is an eye opening and poignant reflection of a country that has survived unfathomable pain and conflict. While the parlour of war continues to hang over Cambodia (40,000 people have been hurt or killed by the country's terrible landmine legacy since...More

1  Thank Doug G
TravelReviewerX, General Manager at War Museum Cambodia, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Thank you for visiting our war museum and your positive feedback. The museum does had troubled times since the opening in February 2001 and it was deteriorating for 12 years, but since August 2013 with the arrival of a new adjunct director who introduced marketing...More

Reviewed January 7, 2017

We visited the war museum, which is located outside Siem Reap near the airport, one day since it looked interesting. If you take a tuk tuk there...recommend keeping that tuk tuk for the return trip to Siem Reap because there aren't any waiting outside the...More

1  Thank BostonRedSoxFan2004
TravelReviewerX, General Manager at War Museum Cambodia, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Dear BostonRedSoxFan2004, Thank you for the review and positive feedback, we wish you all the best! War Museum Cambodia

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March 5, 2017|
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Response from onemoreforStevo | Reviewed this property |
Our ticket says $US5. That said, its definitely worth taking one of the guides and I gave ours a $US5 tip afterwards as well.
January 25, 2017|
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Response from mrsau2015 | Reviewed this property |
Its about 5000 riel or USD1.25 per tuk tuk. Each tuk tuk can sit 3-4 paxs. You need to bargain as everything is priced more than double for tourist while locals price is cheap. Coconut is USD1.00/fruit while local pays... More
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