Golden Mountain Coffee Museum, where is dedicated for followers of coffee as well as those who want to learn more about the history of this popular beverage.
Mentioning to museum in Cambodia, people often think of the sculptures of the Khmer. But recently, besides the old art museums, here appeared more museums with new topic. Typically is the Golden Mountain Coffee museum. Owned by Kim Jong Yoon, a Korean who loves coffee, Golden Mountain Coffee is seen as a great addition to scenery the coffee hills in Siem Reap.
"There are a lot of people drinking coffee, but how many people know about it, know its origin and even its manufacturing process. So I would recommend to everyone the story behind each of the bean. "Kim explained the cause of opening his museum.
The space of this coffee museum is airy, elegance with walls plastered with black and white art photos, describing full the production stages of coffee from bean to the finished product. The guests visiting will have the opportunity to learn about the process in which the coffee beans are cultivated, selected, harvested and then put into the dispensing machine to create the cups of coffee with different flavors.
Have you ever wondered how a French-style vacuum pot works or how to mix a traditional cup of Turkey coffee? The answer will be found here. The screen projections show the way of sorting, ranking and roasting methods. In addition, there is a component chart as well as information about the benefits of drinking coffee.
Most particularly, in the museum has a displaying area coffee pot collection of Kim Jong Yoon. "I have collected them from around the world. Being a coffee lover, therefore, for many years, every time went to anywhere, I have brought coffee pot. "Mr. Kim proudly talks about his unique collection.
Not only learn the history of coffee, the visitors to the museum Golden Mountain Coffee also have the opportunity to enjoy coffee in many different categories. Besides coffee beans grown locally, the museum also imports coffee beans from other countries, including some countries in Southeast Asia such as Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Because of roasted and blended in place, each cup of coffee has very delicious taste.
When asked about the best coffee, Mr. Kim immediately replied that coffee is "elephant dung" imported from Chiang Rai, northern Thailand. Reportedly, this is the kind of coffee made from beans that elephants eat, digest and then returned to the natural environment. It tasted extremely special and also not cheap. Each cup is about 10 dollars.
Golden Mountain Coffee Museum is located in the front corner of Charming Tourist City, Siem Reap. Opening hours: daily from 8:00 to 22:00 you can come in this time slot and enjoy the pure coffee cups and listening to the legend of this global famous drink.