Built between 1917 and 1924, the imposing temple-style National Museum of Cambodia is a treasure house of exquisite Khmer sculpture, ceramics and ethnographic objects from the prehistoric, pre Angkor, Angkor and post-Angkor periods: 14,000 exhibits.
Visitor entrance and ticket booth are at the corner of Streets 13 and 178. Costs are $5 for foreign visitors. Opening hours are from 8.00am until 5.00pm daily. Last admission tickets are sold at 4.30pm. Tours are available in Khmer, English, French and Japanese. A one-hour group tour costs $3.