Photo: Hilltop pagoda views outside Battambang.

Battambang Provincial Museum

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Can’t get enough of Cambodia’s ancient relics? Battambang museum offers an excellent display of sculptures and sandstone carvings, mostly items that have been removed from Cambodia’s various temples.


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The pieces seem to be arranged in no particular order with little regard to chronology or origin, but with its great central location, cheap admission fee of $1 and magnificent Angkorian works of art, this is definitely a great place to spend an hour or two (if it’s open), but don’t expect informative displays.

They also have temporary exhibitions - on forced transfers by the Khmer Rouge when we last visited - which can be very well done and informative.

The friendly staff cannot speak English, though each relic has a sign denoting century and origin. No photos are permitted inside the museum.


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Battambang Provincial Museum
River road, centre of town, Battambang
Daily 08:00-11:00, 14:00-17:00
Admission: $1

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