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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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Excellent museum

Especially for a WWII geek this was a great museum. Located right next to the cemetery, it was a... read more

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annakpants
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Madrid, Spain
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Excellent Museum and worth the fee if in Kanchanaburi

After the debacle that is the Jeath museum we weren’t sure what to expect. But this place is well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rizzo71
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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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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"excellent museum"
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"informative museum"
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"free tea or coffee"
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"war cemetery"
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"across the road"
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"rod beattie"
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"personal stories"
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"thailand burma railway"
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"small museum"
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"hellfire pass"
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"entrance fee"
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"take your time"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Especially for a WWII geek this was a great museum. Located right next to the cemetery, it was a thorough and respectful homage to the allied POWs and Asian laborers who toiled during WWII. I spent a good two hours here and appreciated the free...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After the debacle that is the Jeath museum we weren’t sure what to expect. But this place is well worth the visit. It is quite small but depicts the history of what happened here really well with a mix of pictures, videos, information and exhibits....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very moving. Well done. Great displays. Really interesting history and well researched. Highly suggested if this is your area of interest.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting and informative museum directly opposite the war cemetery - a must visit if in Kanchanaburi.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting history of the area including some quite sobering information. We knew little of the story before going so this was a great way to find out more. Would definitely recommend a visit. Lots of reading so probably not so great for kids. Its takes...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great little museum about a bit of history that should never be forgotten. Very impressive and touching exhibition.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is just what a museum should be. We learnt so much about the 2nd world war and obviously in particular about the part involving the railway, the river and the Japanese. An absolute must visit if anywhere in the area. Complemented by the immaculate...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 1 hour at this museum, for a very cheap price (which includes a tea or coffee). The museum is incredibly informative and one of the best places in the area to find out information about The Death Railway.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This relatively small museum takes you back and walks you through the horrors of the second world war, where tens of thousands of mainly western war prisoners and kidnapped Asians were coerced by the Japanese to build the famous bridge on the river Kwai. An...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the best informative museum to visit in regards to the death railway, recommended to visit the cemetery right after

Thank Anton T
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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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