A step back in history, to show us what the conditions were like for the P.O.W's a very detailed look back at history highly recommended, wish I'd spent longer in the area
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This museum is located at the bottom of walking street about 3 or kilometres from the bridge. The map pointer is correct but the location description is not. At the bridge there is another museum of similar name. We got here by motorbike but easily...More
Lots of information and displays to look at. Well set out worth a look you can just wander around on your own at you own time.
Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in WWII. Some exhibits are incorrectly identified but that can be forgiven.
So we went to Hellfire pass and on the way back stopped here and it's next to the Bridge...you know the one! Anyway, this museum was so irregular in appearance and its collection. I don't even know who curated it, but it was pretty amazing...More
This is a confronting exhibit with artifacts and situations presented in true form. This gives an insight into the difficulties faced just to survive. Very solemn and quite sad.
To my mind, this was the best bit of the whole river Kwai experience. Exhibits interesting, moving informative. Better than the actual bridge with careless teenagers careening along in unsuitable footwear. Free coffee at the cafe too!
We were not expecting to see an original part of the Kwai bridge that was built by POWs in WW2, nor were we expecting to see helmets cars etc etc. There were quite a few items from WW2 time and the history of some things...More
what an amazing museum, get there early and walk the trail through hellfire pass, come back through the museum then enjoy a nice cool drink at the cafe