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Cambodia Landmine Museum

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The Landmine Museum was founded by ex-child soldier Aki Ra as a way to tell the world about the horrors landmines had infilcted on his native Cambodia. He used the proceed to clear landmines wherever he could find them. In the process of clearing...more
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Angkor National Park, 7km south of Banteay Srey Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday

Brilliant little private museum telling the unbelievable story of Aki Ra. Incredible man who has devoted his life to demining Cambodia of land mines since the end of the Khmer Rouge. Many other incredible stories are told in this museum. I felt very sad and...More

Thank Ella_Jones688
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place sheds a lot of light on the darker times that has plagued Cambodia's modern history. Explanations about the civil war and efforts to de-mine Cambodia post-war can be found in four languages (Khmer, English, Japanese and Korean). There are also several exhibits of...More

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Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review and kind words, we're glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum! We are a bit far from the center of town, but you'll drive past beautiful countryside on your way here. We are also on the way to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I understand the owner has been arrested, along with two other men. What is the situation please? Museum now closed or what? Details please and thank you.

Thank SkiHikeKayakPlay
Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, the museum is currently closed. At this time we are unsure of how long the museum will take to re-open. You can find a full statement on the situation on our website. Thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is now the sad part of the beauty of the area. A very small museum, you may spend an hour, you may take a look in 15 minutes. After having seen how man can make civilization wonders, man can be destructive to the limit....More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you make your way to the Banteay Srey Temple then this is well worth a stop. It is a great place to learn about landmines in Cambodia, the founder of the museum and the great initiative that he started to rid Cambodia of landmines....More

Thank Chene D
Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Chene, Thank you for your kind words! Indeed, we are an easy stop on the way to Banteay Srei Temple, and many of our visitors decide to combine our museum and the temple into a day or half-day trip. We offer audio guides in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had so much to see and do in Cambodia but this is a must see want to spend about 1 day for the visit

Thank Christine D
Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Christine, Thanks for your visit and review, we're glad you enjoyed the museum! Most of our visitors don't spend a whole day at the museum, usually just about an hour or so.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum and learned a lot. I was really appreciative that it focused so much on the founder, Aki Ra, and his personal efforts around the landmine issue. It’s rare to see so much personal story in a museum. I learned a...More

Thank jessierian
Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you so much for your great review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit! Aki Ra's organization, Cambodian Self Help Demining, has now grown to include 5 EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) teams, several of them mobile, in addition to the demining team. Aki Ra's...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum gives the necessary & interesting story of the scourge of land mines in Cambodia and the wider world. Told through the story of the former child soldier who pioneered land mine clearance in Cambodia. I’m genuinely quite surprised at some of the...More

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Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for such a great review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum. All money raised from both the shop and your entrance fee goes to funding landmine clearance in the country, caring for and educating over 20 at-risk Khmer...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ticket is $5 per person and this museum was on my to do list visiting to Siem Reap. It shows the past war of Cambodia and the amount of landmines that existed and still exist in anywhere in Cambodia. You can see many landmine...More

Thank mathewgr49
Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Mathew, Thank you for your great review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to the musem. The $5 from your ticket will be used to help fund demining activities, care for and educate over 20 at-risk Khmer children living at our Relief Center, build...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the landmine museum you can learn about the tragedy of landmines. Still every week somebody gets hurt by a mine, especially children and women. With the help of Norway, special dogtrainers learn dogs to search for unexploded mines. We were present at a lifeshow...More

1  Thank Marlies B
Bill M, Manager at Cambodia Landmine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your kind words, but I think you might have reviewed the wrong place. It sounds like you went to Norwegian People's Aid's explosive detection dogs show. We do not have any dogs trained to search for landmines at the Cambodia Landmine...More

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Denise W
21 March 2018|
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Response from ShibaInus | Reviewed this property |
Hi They have audio sets in English which are good to listen to as you walk through. All the exhibits have English signage and are very informative.
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Tine R
23 November 2017|
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I'm sorry to say we do not have German audioguides. We have them in English, French, and Japanese. Please let me know if you have any other questions!
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chaz c
4 October 2017|
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Response from ShibaInus | Reviewed this property |
12-14 kilometers but its on the way to the Temple "PreRup" The time will depend on whether you are on a Tuk Tuk or in a car.
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