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Address: | Corner of Street 113 & St 350, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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+855 93 388 988
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This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the...

This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the victims of the Khmer Rouge.

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A graphic description of a painful period for Cambodia

This and other museum sites in Cambodia serve as reminders of what man can do to his fellow man. It is a must visit if in Phnom Penh but be warned the full story is graphic and... read more

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This and other museum sites in Cambodia serve as reminders of what man can do to his fellow man. It is a must visit if in Phnom Penh but be warned the full story is graphic and harrowing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I had a good knowledge of event I was absolutely shocked and horrified. That being said it is very respectful and well done. Another site that is so very important to visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There's a saying that history repeats itself ... And it did so many times! Too many times! Everyone should see this museum and take note! Humanity should be above war and violence, should relearn altruism, compassion and love!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I couldn't go round most of this former school turned into a place of torture and execution. However, I do agree that it is important to preserve sites like this and to try and learn from them. If, like me, you find it overwhelming, you can sit in the gardens in the middle and have a quiet moment of reflection.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A former school taken over by the Khmer Rouge and turned into the infamous S-21 prison where between 12000 and 20000 people were imprisoned and tortured before being taken to the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek, executed and buried in mass graves. The prison is built in blocks where prisoners were tortured, kept in tiny cells, and photographed. The museum... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quite harrowing, but definitely a place to visit, if you want to understand anything about the modern Cambodia. Situated in a former school, which was turned into a prison.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It makes sense to visit this on the same day as the genocide/killing fields site to get the full picture. At the end one of the very few survivors is there to sell his book. I had read about him and it was quite emotional to meet him after hearing many stories and seeing so many faces of the victims... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't put the experience into words.... I went away from here in tears Such a moving and very emotional day I recommend the Audio, such an insight and very detailed experiences of the times at this place Allow 3 hours.....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very sad when walking around the old school especially when you see photo of all the people sent to their feathers, including young children and babies

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a school that has been converted into a killing factory. It's believed that up to 20,000 people had passed through it's doors with only about a dozen surviving. It's an audiobook tour and different stations, the same as Choeung Ek. It's extremely graphic, loaded with photos of the imprisoned and executed. There are rooms were people were held in... More 

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