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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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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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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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Very nice artefacts

A lot to see here and of great interest. Saw artefacts here different to other museums we had been to so worth a visit. The building itself is nice too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lot to see here and of great interest. Saw artefacts here different to other museums we had been to so worth a visit. The building itself is nice too.

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Vieillevie, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Smallish museum showing statues, bronze and ceramics from the ancient Khmer period. All a bit dry and dull really. Worth a quick half hour spin but not anything to really grab your attention.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

5 dollars and nothing to see inside. Honestly, just go and take pictures from the front of the building that is the only interesting thing to see

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought this place was overrated. I had the audio tape too but expected more, or at least some clearer order. I was hoping to gain a deeper understanding of Cambodia's significant history & deep culture but it was statue after statue- important & beautiful in their own right, but often hard to place & I felt I missed the... More 

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Vadodara, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good variety of artifacts & sculptures on display ,the central small pond is also soothing as it has live lillies with its beautiful fruits floating on water in a a rubber like spongy structure

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautifully curated museum. Describes various Hindu/Brahman principles and has many sculptures to illustrate changes over time. Underwater war section was really interesting. I loved all that well wishes stuck to the wall.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is not a very big museum, but had a great collection of Khmer artifacts. We really enjoyed visiting this place. We spent about one and half hour here.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum won't take long to look through 1-2hrs. The displays were interesting but a little random, we went from 11/12th Century Angkor to Cambodia's involvement in WW1! The Buddha statues were a little repetitive as well but for the price it was an interesting place to go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very peaceful museum with good collection of Hindu statues - good for an hour walk in the shade especially after Royal Palace. The folk dance show they do nightly is also interesting to see, and it supports the preservation of Khmer culture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's near Royal Palace so I walk near and take a look but I don't come in. Because when you only have 1 day to discover a city, don't come to a museum.

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