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Cambodia War Remnant Museum

855 Phum Mondoul III, Sangkat Slorkram Siem Reap, Cambodia, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
+855 97 898 9814
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It is a small museum to display 40's to 60's machine gun, land mines and artillery , to be honest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joe Y
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Sobering, poignant & informative

I visited the Cambodia War Remnant Museum with my friend because I wanted to learn a bit more about... read more

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The War Remnant Museum is a museum and a center that provides education/training and support for dozens of at-risk people and landmine survivors. The War Remnant Museum was created so that it might serve as a place of healing for bodies, hearts and minds. We believe that love, support and education and teaching new skills will help secure a better opportunity in life.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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855 Phum Mondoul III, Sangkat Slorkram Siem Reap, Cambodia, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a small museum to display 40's to 60's machine gun, land mines and artillery , to be honest, the display are not special at all, you can see more and bigger guns and weapons in other war museum. However , this is the...More

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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and for coming to visit our museum. And yes there are similar museums with more guns and displays, but you will be hard pressed to find anyone in Siem Reap with a more compelling and important history who is so open...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Cambodia War Remnant Museum with my friend because I wanted to learn a bit more about Cambodia's history, politics and the conflicts. Amm Sam Suon's (the creator of the museum and on-site guide) story is very moving and sad. But his openness...More

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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Amazing. Thank you for your thoughtful review! We're so thrilled you were moved by Suon's story. He is only too willing to share. And it's the best deal in town for a 5$ entry fee and a life changing experience to be sure. Thanks again...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its run by a veteran, a heart felt little museum. He runs a little school on the premises which we taught as volunteers, that was one of the most amazing experiences we had in Cambodia.More

Thank Danny_Kim_8
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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry you had to "dig" to find us! We're working on making that a little easier for our guests. But thank you so much for coming out and making the trip either way! We too feel it is a "heartfelt" museum. So thrilled you...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Don't miss the opportunity to talk to people who were in the war and can give you first-hand details. The museum shows weapons, mines, some pictures... but the most interesting part is to meet the ex-soldiers. Apart from that, there is an amazing educational project...More

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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and your thoughtful review. So glad you dropped by to the see the museum, the guides, hear their remarkable stories and check out the project as well. We couldn't agree more - "Don't miss the opportunity." Enjoy your...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The museum is mostly outdoors, and its condtion is not great. Anyway, I am so glad we came here to learn more about the recent wars in Cambodia. A local guide is included in the ticket, and that is what made this trip so great....More

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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thanks for coming out to visit! And you're right it is outside so please do bring a hat, some sun screen and maybe even an umbrella if necessary. We're so glad that you mentioned our guides. They have powerful stories to tell as you probably...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Simple exhibition but well worth the trip. Plenty of old war weapons, mines and ammunition on show with photos depicting the war. For us the best part was meeting Suon an ex soldier who spent time explaining his personal and emotional story which gave us...More

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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thanks for your wonderful comments! We agree that "you will not be disappointed." We appreciate you noticing and for saying so in your review. And it's true that Suon and the other guides have so many meaningful and moving stories to tell. Please do help...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Aside from some very interesting artefacts and photographs from cambodias troubled recent history, the museum is run by cambodian war veteran Amm who runs the museum as a way to educate tourists but also to fund his community project helping the poor and vulnerable people...More

Thank Andy H
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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for coming to visit the museum and for your thoughtful and meaningful review. We do appreciate it. And yes you always do, as a guest, get Suon's "undivided attention." He really does love to tell his story. Without a doubt you do get...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This place helps to raise awareness about the Cambodian struggle and if you are genuinely interested in this particular aspect of Cambodian history, I highly recommend that you visit this place. The museum is run by a war veteran of whom I was extremely fortunate...More

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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you for such a thoughtful review of the museum! This is exactly what Suon, your guide, is hoping for. Cambodia and its history is indeed meant to be "experienced." We so appreciate your passion for our passion in telling a new, truthful, holistic and...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The real value of visiting this museum is the curator who talks openly about his experiences as a Khmer Rouge. The displays are interesting and the guide informative. Well worth a visit and highly recommended.More

Thank Kimberley M
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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you! And we think that you're absolutely right as well! That is the real value. Learning about this beautiful country alongside of some of the very recent history is important to Suon and the other guides. It's so important to tell a meaningful story...that...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Spend about an hour here or so. Soak up the history and the story telling from the guide. He was an ex child soldier who unfortunately stepped on a mine. Makes you think how fortunate we are!More

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TraveltoWonder, Public Relations Manager at Cambodia War Remnant Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you for your time and for leaving such an important review for us. This is a place where you will learn a very different story and gain an intimate and personal perspective of Cambodia, the war and its impact on others. We are indeed...More

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