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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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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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Museum of Cambodian Temple History

Unable to visit when last in the City, on this occasion it was our first stop and we got there early before the crowds. The Museum is Cambodia's largest museum of cultural... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the location and it was ok. The english translator they gave me didn't work well. I spent maybe 45 minutes here and was ready to go. I'd be happy to pay $3 - $5 but it's no where worth $10.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very impressive set of displays. Nicely air conditioned to provide a bit of relief from touring. Cannot take pictures inside the facitiliy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unable to visit when last in the City, on this occasion it was our first stop and we got there early before the crowds. The Museum is Cambodia's largest museum of cultural history and the country's leading historical and archaeological museum. It houses one of the world's largest collections of Khmer art, including sculptural, ceramics, bronzes, and ethnographic objects. Its... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

And this is a statue of Shiva from the 7th century, and this is a statue of Vishnu from the 8th Century, and this is a statue of Buddha from the 9th century. So if you are into religious statues this is the place for you. There is not much else to see. The museum is housed in a large... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had already been to Siem Reap/temples so seeing some of the larger statuary that would have originally been at the temples was beneficial.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I visit as often as possible. This time with our K2 and K3 classes. I love it for the central courtyard garden and ponds as much as anything.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Probably would recommend a guided tour. They offer tours in different languages (English, French, German etc.). A lot of sculptures and they have a nice garden where you can sit and enjoy the sun. Entrance not that expensive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A house of centuries artifact. The museum archetitural design is stunning. Please be reminded that the museum has and entrance free of $5 and $10 with audio for me it isa resonable price to look around the museum, there is no time limit for it the visitors roughly spent 30min. To an hour visit. Remember so hot in cambodia so... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museum is large with lots of artefacts and statues. You get choice to purchase audio at time of buying tickets, we didn't do it but in hinesite, might have been a better plan so you understand fully what you are viewing, but this would make your visit a few hours... Actual building is stunning on the outside and courtyard.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What there is on show takes your breath away with its beauty. It's not expensive to go inside and have a walk around. Being up close and personal with effigies of some very amazing Buddha's is inspiring.

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