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Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

| Corner of Street 113 & St 350, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 93 388 988
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This former torture and detention center is now a museum dedicated to the victims of the Khmer Rouge.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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| Corner of Street 113 & St 350, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
+855 93 388 988
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was horrific to see what countrymen did to each other in the name of a dogma. Well done to Cambodia for facing the truth of that terrible period and let the world learn from that. Highly recommended.

Thank Niel B
Reviewed yesterday

I have never visited other sites commemorating man's inhumanity to man before, but feel it imperative to recommend a visit to this museum. Take the audio tour. A visit to the Choeung Ek Genocidal Center should follow this giving a chronology to the barely comprehensible...More

Thank SteveLong2015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a harsh well thought out museum. The content is hard to hear but the way the audio guide is done allows you to leave the place with knowledge and found feelings. Is a must in phnom penh

Thank astridmalamud
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see when visiting Phnom Penh Cambodia ,it should be your very first place to visit when in Phnom Penh Cambodia . Men, women and children were murdered here during the Khmer rouge war that raged from 1974 till 1979 . Please respect this...More

Thank John D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must visit in Phnom Penh...not too far from city but time your visit to miss the rush hour traffic...

Thank David G
Reviewed yesterday

During a 2 days stay we decided to visit this museum - which finally took us nearly 3 hours. The visit was accompanied by an audio guide (available in several languages - our German one was of excellent quality). The guide provided background information at...More

Thank CousinDieter
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were stunned, shocked and saddened by what we saw but the tour put a very human reality to the atrocities that happened just a short 38 years ago. RIP to all those who suffered at the hands of these animals.

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent over two hours at Tuol Sleng otherwise known as S21. You could spend all day here as there is plenty to take in but for me two hours is all I could do. Firstly I must say that if you are in Phnom...More

Thank Gavin M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Painful to walk around the proximity of the centre, but a great experience. In particular, I was struck by a booth that mentioned that only 6% of visitors to the museum are Cambodian students-- the rest are mostly tourists. If anyone sees my review and...More

Thank charlene w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm from Germany and we don't learn much about the Cambodian Genozide - actually I haven't heard about it before I went to Asia. A friend of mine did a audio tour there and it really helps u understand what happened there and how brutal...More

Thank Maximilian D
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How much would we pay for a tuk tuk from the ferry terminal to the museum?
8 May 2017|
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Response from soberunner | Reviewed this property |
I did the hop on/hop off bus (not like in major cities) for $15 US which picks you up at your hotel and brings you back, goes to S21 and the Killing Fields. Highly recommend it.
Is there a dress code to visit the museum?
20 February 2017|
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Response from Spikes-Dad | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but it's hot and also a very sombre place, treat it like a Buddhist temple for dress I'd say
Homer S
How long did it took to finish the audio of the museum? Also how long does it take to get to here in a tuk tuk from a hotel by the riverside and about how much?
19 January 2017|
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Response from soozcarroll | Reviewed this property |
Hi. At the beginning of the audio it explains how to do it. As usual you walk around the museum and press the corresponding number on the audio guide device. There are about 32 stations, each lasting from 1-5 minutes long... More