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The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre

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Address: 73 Jaokannun Road | BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 34 512721
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A very significant place!

We visited the railway whilst in Kanchanaburi, the railway is very significant and worth a visit if you are traveling around Thailand. You can walk on the railway as trains only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited the railway whilst in Kanchanaburi, the railway is very significant and worth a visit if you are traveling around Thailand. You can walk on the railway as trains only pass through every few hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went along to get some help to retrace my Dad's footsteps as he was a POW labouring on this railway during the latter phase of construction. They arranged a fabulous trip for me and helped me every step of the way, not only with the trip to the railway but with accommodation and understanding as it was a huge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Excellent experience very moving a must visit well laid out lots of information especially from relatives and friends of Australian community

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Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We recommend doing a trip to Hellfire Pass the day before visiting this museum. It is coveniently across from the cemetery and you can see both in a morning. It was an excellent museum with lots of artifacts,resonant letters etc. our children aged 6-13 years found it as interesting and sobering as we did. We were amazed at how family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I didn't really know much about the Thai-Burmese railway until I watched The Railway Man starring Colin Firth and all I can say is wow. What a shocking thing to have happened and the railway really made you feel like you were there experiencing the horror and torture. What these men went through was barbaric and we owe it to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very informative amazing pictures etc albeit sad to see actual pictures and artefacts really gives you a feel for the terrible conditions these soldiers were put through by the Japanese it was a major feat that looked impossible but they did it but a such a cost to life and human suffering

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is a very comprehensive museum with plenty to see Don Beattie has done a great job of setting up the displays. Homely and friendly you could spend several hours here exploring all the displays of the different was periods. An amazing collection of items and displays are on view.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

ok- more interactive displays needed in museum. Good interesting facts and information provided. Need to go to Hellfire pass first to fully appreciate this. Overlooks cemetery- so you get a good understanding of the people that were involved. Good location and not bad for 100 B each (if i remember correctly- may be 200?). Free cup of tea at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

An informative ‘museum’ with lots of interesting information about the construction of the River Kwai Bridge. There are also some moving scenes which some may find a little upsetting. Quite interactive the museum presents a good overview of the railway. Air-conditioned in most parts this can be an educational visit. Coffee shop worth stopping at also No photos allowed inside

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is a must do if you are interested in the Death Railway. Not a huge amount on display but what is there is relevant. The real gems here are the people running the Museum and the information and knowledge they have and are only too willing to share. They have assisted us greatly in getting the correct information on... More 

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Address: Address: 73 Jaokannun Road | BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 34 512721
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Kanchanaburi Province  >  Kanchanaburi

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