APSARA Authority to Re-open its Three Museums Next Month

AKP Phnom Penh, May 25, 2020 —

The three museums under the management of the APSARA National Authority will reopen their doors for the national and international visitors from June onward, after being closed for a while due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The museums’ reopening was made known by the APSARA National Authority in a recent announcement, following an official letter from Minister of Health H.E. Mam Bunheng to Minister of Culture and Fine Arts H.E. Mrs. Phoeurng Sackona on May 20, authorising the opening of all museums

At the same time, the APSARA National Authority announced to continue applying the preventive measures, including temperature scanning, alcohol- or gel-based hand sanitizers, and asked the visitors as well as the museums’ staff to wear facemasks and keep physical distancing in order to contribute to prevent the second wave of COVID-19 infections.

The three museums are Preah Norodom Sihanouk-Angkor Museum, Asian Traditional Textiles Museum, and Tani Museum of Ceramics.

By Phal Sophanith