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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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A must see place

We visited here just after the cemetery and it was interesting and very informative. Sad, moving... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2016
jillyd1957
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cheshunt
via mobile
Respecting the fallen

Easy to get to on any taxi. Sits opposite the war graves so combining the two is a must. Its a... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
Jellyontheroad
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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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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Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited here just after the cemetery and it was interesting and very informative. Sad, moving and amazing all at the same time, difficult to understand how human beings can treat one another like they did even in war time. Another must visit location.

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Reviewed November 9, 2016

Easy to get to on any taxi. Sits opposite the war graves so combining the two is a must. Its a small centre full of interesting information on the death railway. Its really the only one to visit in Kanchanaburi, the rest are insignificant in...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Whilst slightly more expensive than other museums, it is definitely worth the extra baht. The layout of the museum is fantastic and has replicas to help get your head around the monstrosities that happened. Informative and with many personal touches, I highly recommend visiting this...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

The sheer volume of information presented in this museum is staggering. The amount of research that must have gone into it is inconceivable. The museum is set over two levels with a clear path through all the displays. We spent a solid 2.5 hours wandering...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

This small museum is crammed with interesting information about the building of the Siam-Burma Railway (constructed during WW2 to transport fuel to Japanese facilities by rail, overland). POWs & others were coerced into labouring in appalling conditions - so very many dying in the process...More

Thank Sandy S
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Reviewed November 4, 2016

This is a good place to start your visit of the area. Small but intimate insight of the tragedy of building hellfire pass. Worth visiting.

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

We visited the war cemetery first early in the day so it was cooler ,then went around the museuem,Brilliant place.

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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Well done museum on cruelty of war. lots to view and read. Little café on second floor. Small gift shop near entrance. Located across from the cemetery.

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

We finished our trip to river Kwai with a visit here, a must place to visit , full of valuable information and easy for the children to understand . keep up the good work

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Reviewed October 31, 2016

Very informative and moving venue telling all the facts. We took ages going around as it was so interesting.

Thank ibbo01
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Billy S
January 30, 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
January 18, 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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