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This museum is great value for money at only $3 and 1,000 riel for Khmers. They have recently (July) expanded the exhibition space and they now have exhibits on the 2nd floor as well.
They have guides who give you a free tour.
The Museum has been closed since November 15 for renovations and will be until the end of April. They could have mentioned that on their homepage, which still states that it's opened. So I paid a tuk tuk driver to get me there just to...More
Exhibition following modern scientific principles - unique in Cambodia. Only Cambodian museum following international & educational standards.
Interesting Ceramic display in ground floor:
Locally produced Angkorian Ceramics from Tani Kiln site close to Siem Reap.
Pre-Angkorian Ceramics from 3000 years ago from burial sites -...More
Let me begin with a tip: Plan to visit this museum and then motor on the the Bantrey Kdei ruins in the Angkor Wat complex after spending an hour or two here.
This fairly new museum, a joint venture between Cambodia and Japan, is built...More
I should have visited this museum before I went to Banteay Kdei or at least on the same day. It's interesting to learn why these statutes were removed from Banteay Kdei. I wish Siem Reap has more museums like this one.
I was an only one visitor and a staff followed me all the time keeping some distance from me.
As a Japanese, we may not lose anything paying respect to the Japanese who helped the digging up of the historical statues etc.in Cambodia Admission fee...More