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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.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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13th St. | Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 211 753
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Reviewed today via mobile

Entry cost is $10 US and an extra $5 US for the recorded tour in many languages. I was a bit bored as there was hundreds of recordings on a lot of statues each recording is around 2 mins so it takes ages to look...More

Thank jeff_borg
Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting, especially if you like stone & wood sculptures. The central garden is also quite delightful.

Thank Jeza409
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not your typical idea of a museum (no exhibitions or displays) but still a nice way to spend an hour or two in Phnom Penh, I would recommended getting the audio tour or else you're not going to get a lot out of the museum....More

Thank Caitie93
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A vast collection of stone statues and artifacts which depicts the reach history if the nation. The origunal leper kibg statue is located here, if you are going to visit siem reap, worth to visit the leper king here. Do not firget to feed the...More

Thank kamran1975
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The museum is built beautifully with a wonderful garden in the middle (which you have to pay to take a photo of but you can just sit and look for free). The artifacts are beautiful and have descriptions for each piece so you know what...More

Thank marcurr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not a massive museum - it looks a lot bigger from the outside. You can get an audio guide if you'd like to learn more about the various sculptures in the museum. There isn't much info on the various pieces inside so if you...More

1  Thank Keru N
Reviewed 1 week ago

For $10 entrance fee you would have expected to get an audio guide, but that was an extra $6 if I remember correct. So I didn't pay for the guide, and thus didn't get much out of this visit. Lots of statues, that's about it....More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing museum beautiful artwork the sculpture s range back through the centuries to modern day it's certainly as the wow factor

Thank alanaaron61
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum houses a vast collections of artifacts from different eras of the country's history and includes some prehistoric items as well. It's an airy well laid out museum so you don't get that claustrophobic feeling you might at some museums. Well worth a visit.

Thank ClintonDessa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed this as there was a lot to see regarding statues and culture. Buy some fish food to feed the fish in the ponds they are huge and it is fun . $5 US per person

Thank Belinda C
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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
Adrian P
22 November 2016|
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Response from ストーン3_STONE3 | Reviewed this property |
1) Traditional Dancing is inside the building near entrance gate in the evening. It's no problem in raining. I recommend this is worth for feeling Cambodia culture. 2) Buddha statues and gardens in outside are difficult to... More
Eric E
23 October 2016|
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Response from jiminpgh | Reviewed this property |
there no a/c in fact it is open air more or less.... depends on the day and how much you like the heat