Housing a tremendous collection of amazing sculptures, preservations, and presentations of the Angkorian artefacts makes a perfect place for spending a day of your vacation and enjoying the insights of one of the most fascinating and fine sculpted collection of the artistic spirit of the country. Incorporating the collections of the periods between 9th century to the 14th century, the museum ages back to the times of the Khmer's Empire. Embrace yourselves as you are about to witness some tremendously outpowering sculptures with super attractive features to amaze you throughout.
Insights of the Angkor National Museum
The Briefing Hall
The Briefing Hall at the museum is a theatre featuring 80 seats where the visitors are asked to be seated by an invitation so that they can be briefed and addressed about everything related to the museum quickly. A sort of orientation program is conducted about the museum to address the visitors about the sights, exhibitions, displays and collections of the museum and welcome them in a homely manner. These orientations are conducted in a lot of languages as mentioned earlier and are conducted every 15 minutes.
The Gallery of the 1000 Buddha
The Gallery of the 1000 Buddha is one of the most interesting attractions of the museum. It holds a display of Buddhist structures offering spiritual influence which embarks upon the Cambodian people which range back and are dated to the Khmer Civilisation and offer a view of the same to the recent generation of the Cambodian people. There are almost 1000 statues of Lord Buddha including His relics.
The other galleries of the museum
The other galleries of the museum have been names from A to E. They relate to the Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat, Story of the Stone, the Ancient Costumes, about the Great Khmer Kings, their religions and beliefs, and the Khmer Civilisation. These galleries include stones which hold importance due to the inscriptions embarked on them. They consist of the sculptures of gods, goddesses and also the Apsara celestial dancers. Clothing, accessories, and jewelry from the time of the same civilisation can also be spotted and seen. They hold the greatest value in the museum.
How to Get Tickets?
You can book the tickets through this website online and also make safe and secure transactions.
How To Get Around?
Siem Reap offers several modes to travel around the city. You can reach the wall by metro, streetcar, bus, and cab. Rental cars are convenient for visitors to tour. You can also go from the coach.
What Should I Wear?
You can wear a formal dress. If you are into ethnic wear, you can also compile your dress with a scarf or wear a kurta and a pair of pants or denim bottoms. Boys can go for a kurta and a pair of denim bottoms as well. Wear comfortable shoes. In addition to this, you can include a floppy hat, a pair of sunglasses and hand tissues to wipe sweat. You may carry a light raincoat in handy for water rides. Layers, jackets, pullovers, slacks, sweaters, and warm socks must pack if you are planning to visit in the winter months.
Best Time to Visit
You can visit from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. The months from September to December offers pleasant weather to explore the museum entirely.
Will I Need a Guide?
No. This website provides you the complete info. A guide is not needed.
How To Get There?
You can reach there by boarding a flight to Cambodia International Airport. The city is thoroughly connected with nearby cities and countries through the majority of airlines. You can also take the train if you are traveling from nearby cities or town.
Keep your cash and travel documnets safely and securely. Do not leave your luggage unpacked in the hotel rooms when you leave. In case of a problem, contact the local authorities.