As a country teeming with history both ancient and recent, Cambodia has several museum options for you to perus and look closely its different aspects and layers of history. Mane Hariharalaya, designed as an informal museum itself with its collections of Cambodian art, history and antiques, is the perfect base to discover these repositories of heritage. Our Guest Experience Curators are always on hand to help you choose a museum that sparks your interest.
The Museum is situated in Kacam Village of Siem Reap Province, and opening time is from 8:00 to 15:30. It displays the used weapon in Pol Pot period, including Soviet Union’s and China’s helicopter, tank, hand grenade, rifle, missile wreckage and army used product, etc. All have the English name but not very detailed description, but the guide is available on the field for interpretation.
It is situated on the way to Banteay Srei Temple, Siem Reap. A veteran using most of his saving founded it. He used to do the landmine removal work, so he has collected around 5000 removal landmines and wartime weapons displayed in the museum. There are also pictures and stories of victims and introduction about landmine removal work in the museum. Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, from 9:00 to 15:00, there are English, Japanese tour guides to let everyone understand more about the history of that period.
Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum
It is situated in Boeung Don Pa Village, Slakram Commune, Siem Reap. It was opened in 2008. In the museum, 274 Buddha statues explored at Banteay Kdei Temple from 2000 to 2001 by Angkor heritage survey team of Sophia University and the process of excavation are displayed. Each Buddha statue has a detailed English description. Some of the exhibits are copies, being allowed to be touched.
Angkor National Museum
Siem Reap is a home to a national museum, which exhibits artifacts that reveal royal historical path Golden Era of the Khmer Kingdom through state of the art multimedia technology to provide visitors a full pictorial story of the legend for easy comprehension. Visitors will be assisted by personal translation device or Audio tour set (Available in various languages besides English). Through the use of interactive exhibits and enhanced realistic atmosphere, visitors will develop a deeper understanding of customs, traditions and different beliefs of the ancient empire. A tour of the museum will be joyful for both visitors who have a good understanding of ancient Khmer civilization and visitors who do not have any previous knowledge of the ancient Khmer empire atmosphere. See further
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