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National Museum
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4.3/5
419 Reviews
Museum
Liked by 17
Closed Open from 8:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: Preah Ang Eng St. (13), Phnom Penh
Phone: +855-23-211753

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a very spacious museum. an absolutely must-visit attraction for everyone. interesting exhibitions and an amazing souvenir shop

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Introduction

The National Museum is Cambodia's famous museum of history and archaeology and contains many Khmer art collections. The museum building features a gabled roof, carved doors and Khmer ancient temple architecture, blending traditional Khmer architecture with French colonial style. There are tens of thousands of precious collections in the museum, spanning different historical periods, mainly including four types of exhibits: stoneware, bronze, porcelain and wood. There are also small collections of oil paintings, textiles, pictures and other archives. Enshrined at a small pavilion in the center of the museum is a small statue. It is surrounded by several small artificial lotus ponds, full of charm.
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Helpful Information

1.It is prohibited to smoke or take pictures inside Cambodian National Museum.2.You should arrange for the museum to be the earlier stopover before visiting Angkor Wat because attaining some knowledge of the Khmer culture will entail better understanding for your latter tour.3.There are audio guides (In Chinese) available at the museum that you can make use of.
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