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Decided to come here on the last day of my Cambodian trip.
Honestly.. it's really worth the entrance fee and a must visit to learn more about the history and time line of the Cambodian civilization, religions, monarchy etc..
Very well maintained and place is...More
Worthwhile experience even though I went the day after visiting the temples. Helped to put the visit in context by explaining some of the bas reliefs and myths. Particularly enjoyed seeing Buddhas from different time periods and made of different materials.
The culture still seems...More
You have to buy the tickets beforehand in a shop in the city(the Tuktuk driver knows all). You can combine the visit to the museum with a visit to Preah Ang cheak and the king's palace,and also the Wat preah prom rath while returning from...More
The only negative: You have to check your purse, although they will give you a small bag to put essentials in. Other than that it was a very nice museum with good exhibits that help explain the history and religion of the area.
We went to this museum on our first morning and I thought it was a great introduction to the temples and religions of the area. When I went to the temples later in my trip I was able to identify different aspects of the temples...More
We visited this excellent museum in between our temple visits, and wished we'd started here. There is tons of helpful information that greatly enhanced our later temple experiences by giving us additional context, history and detail about what we were seeing. The museum is well...More
Found this museum to be informative, well laid out and not overpowering. Have an excellent overview of the history of the Khmer and good background to our site visits. Also explained fairly simply some of the key elements of Buddhism and Hinduism as they relate...More
Even in you've done research prior to your visit to Angkor, you should first visit here. There is a ton of great well preserved artifacts and info. The audio tour is a great.
I flew in and took a tuk tuk straight to the museum...More
Entrance fee is $12 USD if you buy when you’re there. Audio guide is $5 USD.
Bag check is free though. They give you a little pass on a lanyard so you can claim your bags once you’re done exploring the museum.