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Experience with an expert at National Museum&ArtsGallery

Half DayTour

Overview

Explore the archaeological collection and learn about the restoration work at Phnom Penh National Museum. Tour the museum with an expert guide, attend a restoration workshop followed by lunch at Friends, a social enterprise restaurant.
 

 

Itinerary

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Experience with an expert at National Museum&ArtsGallery
- Half Day
This morning, explore the Phnom Penh National Museum with an expert guide: the museum houses the most comprehensive collection of Khmer Art dating from prehistory, through the Angkor Empire, to the early 20th century. Then attend a restoration workshop. Established in 1996 between the Cambodian Ministry for Art and Culture and EFEO, the role of the workshop is to conserve, restore and improve the archaeological collection at the museum. The expert will share experiences of conservation and restoration work, provide information on the conservation of archaeological collections in provincial museums and storage facilities and guide the visit of the museum. 

Continue on to visit the Royal University of Fine Arts the National Museum. Originated from the establishment of the Cambodian School of Arts in Phnom Penh in 1918 but closed during the Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 and reopened in 1980. The Royal University has five Architecture & Urbanism, Plastic Arts & Choreographic Arts and Music. 

Then, visit a Khmer art gallery along street 178 before dining at Friends, a successful social enterprise that trains disadvantaged Cambodian youth in the hospitality trade their parents who create charming up-cycled products available at the adjoining boutique shop. (L)

Important Information


Our services include:
– Transportation with in A/C vehicle
– Service of English speaking local guide and museum expert
– Entrance fees and activities where mentioned
– Drinking water
Our services do not include:
– Camera / video entrance fees
– Other meals than mentioned
– Other services than mentioned
– Gratuities, personal expenses, drinks, and other items

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