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Angkor National Museum
Angkor National Museum, which is built on 20,000 sq. meters (about 215,000 sq. feet) of land, together with a shopping mall attached to it, provides visitors with a world class museum standard. Opened in November 2007, the museum has 8 galleries showing more than 5,000 pieces of artifacts of ancient Khmer civilization. Visitors will usually need about 2 hours to enjoy the museum.
|Location||:||No.968, Vithei Charles de Gaulle|
|Telephone||:||+855 63 966601|
|Fax||:||+855 63 966600|
|Opening hours||:||daily, 8:30am-6:30pm|
|Admission charges||:||foreigners: US$ 12 ($ 3 for an audio guide), Cambodian: $ 3, free for children less than 2 years old|
|Facilities||:||cafeteria, toilets, souvenir shop, languages: Khmer, English, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai|
|Nearby attractions/facilities||:||the Royal Garden, book shop to the north of the museum (next to the children’s hospital)|
|How to get there||:||either on foot (about 520 meters/572 yards to the north of National Road 6), bicycle or own transportation (car, Tuk-tuk or motodup)|
|Remarks||:||no photo taking is allowed inside the museum.|
Founded by Aki Ra in 1997, he started his collection of deactivated mines, which were cleared by him. The small new museum was opened in 2007 with help from foreign NGOs.
|Location||:||approximately 6 kilometers/3.73 miles before Banteay Srei temple (coming from the Siem Reap city direction, on the right hand side) or about 21 kilometers/13 miles after Angkor Wat|
|Telephone||:||+855 12 598951|
|Opening hours||:||daily, 7:30am-5:30pm|
|Admission charges||:||US$ 1|
|How to get there||:||ask your driver to stop by at this museum, either before or after visiting Banteay Srei temple.|
Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum
This museum was opened on 2 November 2007. It has 2 floors, where visitors can see the introduction of the history of Khmer Arts and the discovery of 274 sculptures in Banteay Kdei temple on its first floor. On the second floor, visitors will see Buddha and other statues, bronze artifacts, and many other objects.
|Location||:||Tourism and Cultural City of Siem Reap, Boeung Don Pa Village, Slakram Commune, Apsara road (to the north of the "Apsara Round About")|
|Telephone||:||+855 63 6300020 or +855 12 814500|
|Opening hours||:||Tuesday-Sunday, 8am-5pm (last ticket: 4:30pm). Closed during public holidays|
|Admission charges||:||US$ 3 (foreigners), 1000 Riels (Cambodian), free for children under 12 years old|
|How to get there||:||by bicycle, car, Tuk-tuk or motodup.|
The museum displays numbers of old military equipment, such as aircraft, tanks, landmines, guns, and so on. If you are interested in visiting the museum, plan to spare about one hour to explore it completely.
It is located exactly behind a military office. Visitors will see this military office first then they will see the museum's signboard just after it.
Click the picture above for more and bigger photos of the museum.
|Location||:||from National Road 6 (close to Cambodian Cultural Village). Visitors will see the signboard on the right hand side (coming from the city direction). It is about 1 kilometer/1200 yards from National Road 6|
|Opening hours||:||daily, 8am-5:30pm|
|Admission charges||:||US$ 3|
|Facilities||:||toilets, guides (English speaking - voluntary donation expected)|
|Nearby attractions/facilities||:||Cambodian Cultural Village|
|How to get there||:||own transportation (car, Tuk-tuk or motodup).|
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