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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 good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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13th St. | Between 178th and 184th Sts., Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 23 211 753
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After seeing the breathtaking temples around Angkor & Kampong Thom, I was looking fwd to learning more about the history & construction & seeing the statues & objects rescued from them. Unfortunately, this museum is more like a local facility than a national one. There...More

Thank Kimblon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

That is old place in Phnom Penh capitol of Cambodia.i have been there with my friends. And beside national museum.we have been to royal palace . super market .....

Thank kapouv
Reviewed 5 days ago

No need to get an audio guide, most major statues have explanations in both English and French. The little green oasis in the middle of the museum is quite nice, great photos.

Thank TiberiuDL
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is worth visiting just to get a feel for Cambodian history. Many ancient statues on display. You have to pay 1 USD if you want to take photographs inside the museum. Beautiful building in need of some care.

Thank wearnek
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a part of the Royal Palace and good to visit. Not so many things to see but a nice architecture and lovely garden.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The building is very nice and the statuts are just breathtaking. I took an audio-guide but regretted it very quickly as every objects/statues has explanation in English and French. The only extra information from the audio-guide was some stories about gods and believes of the...More

Thank pioutte
Reviewed 6 days ago

The National Cambodia Museum is a distinct red colour building. We were given to understand that more than 5000 artefacts are displayed in the museum.One can easily spend 3/4 hours in the museum. There is an entrance fee of USD10 and for photography inside the...More

Thank Govindan60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely museum, audio guide is a must. Walking through this beautiful structure and taking in the variety of exhibits is very enjoyable. Artifacts from all over the country show just how rich in history this area of the world is. Perfect way to spend a...More

Thank Shane M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The national museum is $10 per person and an additional $5 for Audio guide. The museum itself focuses on more of the ancient history of Cambodia around the anchor era of 1100ad. There is nothing in there to do with politics, agriculture, trade, socialism transportation...More

1  Thank Secret1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so disappointed and expected a bigger exhibition. There is a not so much to see here and most of the arts are from temples of Angkor. I was so upset pay $10 for an entrance fee. Skip it and spend more time in...More

Thank Aragorn65
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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
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