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Address: | Corner of Street 113 & St 350, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 93 388 988
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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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Get the audio tour, even if you don't listen to the whole thing, as there isn't a lot of signage. It's depressing, as you would expect from a genocide museum, but well done and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2016
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Dhaka
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Get the audio tour, even if you don't listen to the whole thing, as there isn't a lot of signage. It's depressing, as you would expect from a genocide museum, but well done and very informative.

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I visited S21 Prison and found it to be a must see site. It is such an important part of Cambodia's history and we need to be reminded of this, in order to ensure such brutality is not repeated. The audio guide was very informative and included in the entry price.

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Thank MatildaBrown
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The audio tour is the perfect way to quietly reflect on one of the biggest travesties of recent time. 100% Not to be missed in Phnom Penh. We entered with very little understanding of the devastation caused by the Khmer Rogue, but left feeling astonished at how an extremist belief could be so brutally followed through.

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Thank Neil K
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

The museum tells the horrible stories of those who were tortured at S21 during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror. The photos, the stories, and the paintings made by survivors help to expose some of the horror that took place at S21. I highly recommend it especially to those who don't have an I in depth knowledge of Pol Pot... More 

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Thank Team_Malex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

A very informative and detailed audio guide is included in the price of the ticket which really makes the visit that much more interesting. Not to be missed.

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This morning I met Bau Meng, one of the seven survivors out of the 20,000 people who were incarcerated by the Khmer Rouge at Tuol Sleng, the school that became the S21 torture centre. I am now pledged along with other visitors to keep alive the horror and history of what happened there and in Democratic Kampuchea 1975-79. For now... More 

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Thank Daran71
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Tuol Sleng provides an extensive and comprehensive breakdown of the Khmer Rouge regime between 1975 and 1979. Unlike other genocide museums, S-21 retained a myriad of artifacts that have been preserved and openly shared with the public. With a range of exhibitions on display, as well as in-depth primary sources, there is much to be absorbed and learned here.

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Thank Sorcha K
Ware, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

I think it is somewhere that you should visit once, it shows what brain washing can do, if it can do it to these lovey gentle people then it can happen to anyone, I was in tears by the time I had been through the tour and it made me realise what a terrible period it was when Pol Pot... More 

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Thank Alan W
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

You must visit this place with the killing fields. It will break your heart to know what went on in here. A must see if your in Phnom Penh.

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Again another example of a well thought out exhibition that has tried to keep intact how things were in the mid 1970's. On such a terrible subject matter the museum has not watered down any of the facts but via the audio tour ( which is highly recommended ), you are made aware of what you will see and if... More 

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