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Angkor National Museum

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Address: 968 Vithei Charles de Gaulle Blvd | Khrum 6, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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A must when visiting Angkor Wat

This is for sure one of the things you need to do in Siem Reap! Here you can learn a lot about the Khmer history, religion, art, etc. The 1000 Buddha room is amazing, with... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is for sure one of the things you need to do in Siem Reap! Here you can learn a lot about the Khmer history, religion, art, etc. The 1000 Buddha room is amazing, with beautiful sculptures and the explanation of them. If you are interested in understanding everything behind Angkor Wat you Definitely need to visit this museum!

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fascinating intro to country, tiring walk to first floor, entry not cheap, shop prices a ripoff bad example to rest of country.

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Maryland, USA
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A world class museum which gives you a better background and base for seeing and understanding the history and meaning of Angkor Wat.

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Brussels
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After our first day of visiting temples I went to visit this museum. The friend of mine go back to the hotel to rest. I was very happy to go because the museum is well organised and explain a lot of things about Angkor Wat and the different kind of temples (depending on the period).

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a modern private museum which goes done way to giving you a taste of Cambodian history and culture until the 16th century and prepares you a bit for Angkor Wat and the rest. A large part is given over to Bhuddism and Hinduism with not enough about Cambodian history and culture. The museum itself is modern and clean... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The museum is very well laid out. We certainly appreciated having been here when we went on to do the temples the next day. The carvings and bars reliefs are so detailed, you need to know a bit about what to look for. We probably should have bought the book there too, it turned out to be fairly good value.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am one to read all about my destination before I visit a place, but if you are not, I suggest you visit Angkor National Museum before you visit the temples in Siem Reap. We stayed at Angkor Palace Resort&Spa, about 10 minutes drive from the airport. It's an easy ride with tuktuk to reach the Museum. You have to... More 

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Thank Rose C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a large museum but has wonderful galleries and artifacts highlighting the Khmer empire and civilization. If you spend the time to go through all the exhibits you could easily spend 2-3 hours. Absolutely worth taking your time to take in all that the museum has to offer.

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Thank Andrew C
Coaticook, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there before we started visiting the temples. It really help us to understand more what we saw and to put everything in context.

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Thank Nancy M
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Better than the national museum in Phnom Penh. It gives you a great history and understanding for the temples and ancient history of Cambodia. Spend some time here to increase your apreciation of the temples you'll explore.

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