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Address: 207 Moo 11 | Tha Sao Subdistrict, Sai Yok 71000, Thailand
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A memorial dedicated to the Asian labourers and Allied prisoners of war who...

A memorial dedicated to the Asian labourers and Allied prisoners of war who suffered and died constructing and maintaining the Burma-Thailand railway during WW II.

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sobering museum and walk

we had seen this in reviews and wanted to visit it. we used the itinerary from man in seat 61 and got a taxi from Kanchanburi and took the train back from Nam Tok. Hellfire... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Hagley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we had seen this in reviews and wanted to visit it. we used the itinerary from man in seat 61 and got a taxi from Kanchanburi and took the train back from Nam Tok. Hellfire museum is well laid out with a good film archive and a succession of display boards. my only comment is that they are a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An easy way to get to Hellfire pass is the local bus (around 50 Baht), which you can catch from the main bus station at Kanchanaburi - bus# 8203. You can either catch the air-con mini bus or the local red bus, all #8203 and they leave around every half hour. The local bus is still comfortable and if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit to something that needs more attention since most people don't know about thailands connection to the Second World War (or the other way around?). The museum has pictures, films and information and then going down to the sight itself is very giving.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked a one day tour from Bangkok to visit the Hellfire Pass so time was precious as l have been here before l decided to miss the war museum so l could spend more time exploring the trail and take many photos as now photography has become a passion of mine. Please note the war museum is well worth seeing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum and trails are all first class. Well put together and a great experience. Anyone with any interest in WWII will really appreciate the thought that went into putting this dedication together. Humbling experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As already reported a well worth 'pilgrimage' and makes one realize the conditions which these POWs had to endure A good walk with as tiff climb but a must

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this museum was brilliant. It was very informative and well laid out. It is a very humbling experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading about the Thai Burma railway and watching documentaries cannot prepare you for the experience. We were unable to walk the full 7km unfortunately as part of the track has been temporarily closed. Perhaps this moved me more because the walking track and museum was the result of some dedicated work by Australians and like ANZAC Cove and Villiers Bretonneux,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The combination of museum and walk gives this an extra edge .Congratulations to the Australian Government for establishing it .The displays are very informative and pleasingly pull no punches on the barbaric treatment .The walk is so moving .Beautiful views of Burma and interesting plants and birdlife .Try to arrive early around 9am before the deluge of tourists .Large parties... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum and access to Hellfire Pass. Excellent job by the Australians, who built and maintain the museum and trails. It is dedicated to the Allied prisoners of war and Asian labourers who suffered and died at Hellfire Pass and elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region during World War II building the 'Death Railroad'. While somber and horrific it respectfully illustrates... More 

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