More price hikes in store for tourist sites

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More price hikes in store for tourist sites

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:31 am

Hike in Tuol Sleng and National Museum ticket prices held off until July
Wed, 15 March 2017

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has agreed to delay scheduled entry fee increases at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the National Museum until July, in response to complaints from businesses that cater to tourists.

In a letter issued late last month and obtained yesterday, the ministry agrees to postpone the increases – from $5 to $10 at the National Museum and $3 to $5 at Tuol Sleng – which were originally slated for January...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/h ... until-july
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Re: More price hikes in store for tourist sites

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:05 am

That national museum is a disgrace. When my brother visited, he felt robbed and I couldn't blame him. I brought him there because, well, that's where you bring people in Phnom Penh. However, it was slightly overpriced at $5 so $10 is downright ridiculous unless they revamp it or something. It's one thing to increase the price of Angkor Wat, but the museum has to rank among the worst national museums in the world when it comes to value.
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Re: More price hikes in store for tourist sites

Post by ExPenhMan » Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:59 am

Bitte_Kein_Lexus wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:05 am
That national museum is a disgrace. When my brother visited, he felt robbed and I couldn't blame him. I brought him there because, well, that's where you bring people in Phnom Penh. However, it was slightly overpriced at $5 so $10 is downright ridiculous unless they revamp it or something. It's one thing to increase the price of Angkor Wat, but the museum has to rank among the worst national museums in the world when it comes to value.
So it's still the same? Felt underwhelmed when I first visited it more than 10 years ago. In fact, it barely registers in my memory.
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Re: More price hikes in store for tourist sites

Post by timmydownawell » Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:45 pm

I still haven't been, but a friend said after she visited that the building was more interesting than the displays.
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