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National Museum

13th St. | Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 211 753
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This beautiful sandstone museum was opened in 1920 and showcases many fine examples of Angkor Wat statuary.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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13th St. | Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In December 2017 to be precise after a request by the Cambodian government. In addition there is a significant collection of stone carvings collected from some of the thousand temples n the country and some of which are a thousand years old. The museum guide...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located just off the riverfront. Big building . Lots of statues and artwork. Place is dimly lite in some places and dusty. Entry fee of 10usd and $5usd fot audio guide. Is ok but not worth that much to get in.

Thank Gary094
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The entrance costs 15$ and and audio guide +5$. The audio guide has a general explanation at the beginning, but not enough at all, too general (5minutes). Then you can put the number of almost each peace showed to have a super detailed explanation for...More

Thank vanialanatta
Reviewed 4 days ago

Im sorry but a $10 U.S entry fee plus a extra $5 for a audio tour, NO. This is just a glorified wharehouse full of old Hindu and Buddist relics. The other main museums and sites are a lot cheaper and offer so much more....More

Thank Darryn P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The 10 dollar entry fee is atrocious, especially considering the 6 dollar entry to S21 or the Killing Fields that includes an audio guide. The meusem is very badly set out. No obvious signs to follow and NOTHING is explained. I'm glad I didn't get...More

Thank lindsaybthompson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The museum has plenty of Buddhist and Hindu statues and relics. We bought the $5 audio tour on top of the $10 entrance fee, which in our opinion was far more expensive than it was worth. The audio tour guide has lots of information but...More

Thank Danny H
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is located within walking of the Royal Place. Entry ticket for foreign tourist is $10, an optional audio guide will cost you additional $5. The museum is located in the beautiful red color building. The collection contains mainly sculptures some examples of weaponry...More

Thank 203pawelb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must visit place and great for a lazy Sunday real enjoyed my visit as would expect loads very interesting things to see easy self walking tour would recommend

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum was larger than I expected and they lay it out so the oldest pieces are first and the newer pieces are towards the end. I did find that the first 25% of the artwork was all Buddhas and I was concerned it may...More

Thank ash289
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good place to spend an hour wandering around amongst the relics gathered from the Ankor Wat site.

Thank easylacer
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7 January 2018|
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Response from 624suchitrar | Reviewed this property |
No i guess, but you will not feel that hot inside, fans are there.
29 August 2017|
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Response from JohnandSandy | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall but there is a cloakroom in the museum which states: "Cloakroom facilities are available at the main entrance. Please leave large items and bags here." So not sure if there are lockers for luggage / backpacks... More
1 January 2017|
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Response from Claire W | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is about $5US to get in and you could get thru in about two hours at the most. Tour guides are available at extra cost but not essential- but informative. As it is on the river front there are many clean... More