Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21 prison, Phnom Penh

Museums & Art GalleriesTuol Sleng Genocidal Museum is the former Tuol Sleng High School.

In 1975, during the Khmer Rouge regime, the school was used as a prison and torture center, know at the time as S -21.

Thousands of Cambodian and number of foreigners were housed and tortured there until they were executed.

Today the site is a museum, where visitors can walk among some of the cells and look at the photos of hundreds of people who died there.

There are also paintings, painted by artist Vann Vath, a former prisoner, that depict the torture of prisoners.

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21 prison, Phnom Penh

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, S-21 prison, Phnom Penh