Angkor National Museum

Angkor National Museum is an archaeological museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and presentation of Angkorian artifacts, also to provides information and education about art and culture of Khmer civilization, with collections mainly dated from Khmer Empire's Angkor period circa 9th to 14th-century.

Looming large on the road to Angkor is the Angkor National Museum, a state-of-the-art showpiece on the Khmer civilisation and the majesty of Angkor. Displays are themed by era, religion and royalty as visitors move through the impressive galleries. After a short presentation, visitors enter the Zen-like (Gallery of a Thousand Buddhas), which has a fine collection of images. Other collections include the pre-Angkorian periods of Funan and Chenla, the great Khmer kings, Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and the inscriptions.


Angkor National Museum - The Legend Revealed

During the Golden Era of the Khmer Kingdom, one of the ancient civilizations of this world was being created. It was the origin of Khmer art, culture, and architecture. These great inventions became one of the few wonders of the world that still amaze people throughout generations that still hold a great impact in present Cambodia society.

Angkor National Museum takes pride in revealing the royal historical path of this 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.

Upon your visit From the first step inside the Angkor National Museum, we hope you will be pleased with all the services and facilities we have to accommodate your visit. Providing you with a clear guide map that will allow you to wander through all galleries for an extraordinary experience. In helping you to have a deep and clear understanding of each artifact, Angkor National Museum is glad to assist you with personal translation device or Audio tour set (Available in Khmer, English, German, Korean, Japanese, French, Chinese, and Thai) For your convenience, your personal belongings will be kept in the provided deposit box, free of charge.

Angkor National Museum will take its visitors through the journey back in time from the creation to the highest point of Khmer civilization. Through the use of interactive exhibits, 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. All artifacts are divided into 8 galleries in the order of the evolution which are enhanced by a realistic atmosphere. Throughout the whole experience Angkor National Museum will allow this legend to slowly reveal before your eyes.


Our Vision

  • A world class museum inspiring Khmer historical education
  • A cultural learning institute that enhances artifact preservation, collection and restoration
  • A notable site of arts bringing community collaboration and commitment


Our Objective

  • To be the one and only world class museum in Siem Reap that enhances the cultural heritage of the golden era of the Khmer Kingdom through an amassed collection of invaluable artifacts and through state of the art multimedia technology exhibitions for a full pictorial legendary story for easy comprehension.
  • To be an important inspirational site of art, culture and history of the ancient civilization legend.


Our Services

1. The ANM Audio Guide: offers approximately forty stations of audio, developed by curators and educators, about the permanent artifact collection and exhibitions. New Audio Guide material, including programs in multiple languages, are added on a continual basis. All Audio Guide are available in one player for a single, daily rental fee.

2. How Audio Guide Works: Audio Guide players are easy to use, and you may listen to programs at your own pace and in any order you choose:

  • Rent an Audio Guide player at the ticket booth.
  • When you see a label with Audio symbol, enter the number on the label into the Audio Guide player keypad and press (Play).
  • When you have finished using the Audio Guide player, return it to the Audio Guide desk in Galley G. You may use it for the entire length of your visit, or return it and retrieve it again later on the same day (with a receipt) for no additional fee.

Audio Guide Fees: The following fees are per person, per day.

English, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai language $ 3 per set.

Khmer language only $2 per set.

3. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at ticket booth on a first come, first-served basis.