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The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre

73 Jaokannun Road | BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
+66 34 512 721
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A must see place. Fascinating, informative, and well run

An excellent little museum detailing a dark and harrowing part of history. Well worth the visit... read more

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Dave_B_F
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Very well-organised museum which I would recommend to anyone visiting Kanchanaburi in order to gain... read more

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rakadactyl
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73 Jaokannun Road | BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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+66 34 512 721
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Reviewed today

An excellent little museum detailing a dark and harrowing part of history. Well worth the visit. The artifacts and displays are well thought out and tell the story well of the Death Railway.

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Reviewed today

Very well-organised museum which I would recommend to anyone visiting Kanchanaburi in order to gain an insight into the gruelling history of the place. Exhibits are well-presented and well-varied.

Thank rakadactyl
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Since my last visit 30 years ago the Centre has updated its exhibits and has more interactive. You would need at least a minimum of 2 hours to visit to really take in all the information.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum, although small, kept me inside for almost two hours. It made such a deep impression i took my time to really let everything sink in. It really tells a lot about the railway and how bad it really was. Of in the neighbourhood...More

Thank fiona v
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is a must see if your in this area especially if you have an interest in the events in this area during WW2. The museum is not very big but it’s very well set up and it has loads of information about the...More

Thank Alan D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good museum that tells the story of a particularly harrowing period of history. Displays are well presented and explained, with lots of personal stories as well as historical background. The cafe was good (free coffee), and although we didn't buy any books (incomvenient...More

Thank Anninhk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance fee was only 140 baht and you can walk there from most hotels. The dioramas were excellent and so were the displays and photographs. It is an eye opening experience and definitely recommended. The men and women of all sides who worked and...More

Thank DaleL943
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small but hugely informative little museum with some good exhibits and a poignant video too. We got here at 9am before the tours arrived and were the only ones here, massive group arrived as we left and it didn’t feel as good when it...More

Thank Claire C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great little museum, with good displays and information on the POW's. I would highly recommend a visit whilst in Kanchanaburi.

Thank Jarrod L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to learn of the horrors of the railway. Adjacent the Kanchanaburi war cemetery a must to complete your visit

Thank Jason Q
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Billy S
30 January 2017|
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Response from Shalliday92 | Reviewed this property |
You don't get the train, its in the town centre. From what i remember it was maybe $3 entrance but is worth it
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Kiff M
18 January 2015|
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Response from LeedsPinklady | Reviewed this property |
sorry can't help you as it was a tour and we went to various places first.
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