Hike in Tuol Sleng and National Museum ticket prices held off until July

16 Mar 2017  154 | Cambodia Travel News

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 ministTourists walk past the National Museum building in Phnom Penh_There has been a delay in the price increase. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFPry 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.

The decision to delay the price increase came after the Cambodian Association of Travel Agents wrote a letter to the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts underlining their inability to adapt in such a short period of time.

“To delay the price increase for both museums is good because we already plan and sent our package tours to our customers,” said Sreat Mom Sophear, CEO of Sophiya Travel & Tours, who only learned of the reprieve this week.

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