This was special . My dad survived the death railway and everything else. I wanted to see artifacts and reconstruction .
Well worth the nominal entrance fee, do this tour then pop across to the graveyard to pay your respects and marvel at the ages of those that gave their lives
the story of what took place is very detailed and balanced. Very moving account of what happened and why.,
Its all very authentic, and the travel time to get there is worth it ! I recommend if there is more than two of you to hire your own driver for the day and book to have lunch with the Monks at the Tiger Temple.
The TBRC provided me with one of life's important moments, where things alter, forever and for the better. My father was a POW and worked the "Death railway" in 1942 and 1943. I decided to come and see where he went. The TBRC team led by Rod Beattie prepared a program that took to me to many of the places... More
The Railway Centre is in the centre of Kanchanaburi opposite the war cemetery. It is not a huge museum but well worth the visit in order to gain a clearer insign into the terrible conditions that POWs and civilian prisoners had to endure in order to build the Thai - Burma rail line. There are exhibits about some of the... More
This is an impressive museum that deserves the attention of any tourist staying in Kanchanaburi. It is well set out with interesting displays that outline the Japanese cruelties perpetrated upon Dutch and Commonwealth Prisoners of War, during WWII. A pity a few more modern day Japanese visitors do not take the time to visit this museum !
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