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All reviews excellent museum free tea or coffee informative museum war cemetery across the road rod beattie personal stories thailand burma railway small museum railway centre take your time entrance fee hellfire pass worth a visit the river information exhibits
Many visitors to Kanchanaburi go there to see the environment in which the horrors of the Japanese wartime railway construction occurred. The most moving commemoration of this atrocious chapter is of course the war cemetery in the centre of town, but right across the road...More
Well cared for and descriptive museum with loads of info on the construction of not only the bridge but the entire rail system. What I discovered was that it was college educated Japanese engineers who were the torturers and murderers, unlike the majority of Nazi...More
Visit this museum to discover the horrors of world war 2. The building of the Thai-Burma railway is fully explained and after seeing what actually happened, walk across the road to the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.
This museum overlooks Kanchanaburi War Cemetary and tells the harrowing story and the brutality endured by the men who built it, many of whom lie in the cemetary. The passion of one man has resulted in a small museum full of information on how and...More
After contacting the Thailand Burma Railway Centre ( TBRC ) early in 2018 we booked a guided tour with them to the prison camp sites where my father had been held captive on the Railway in 1940's..
From the start we received the most caring...More
This is a must do if you are in Kanchanaburi.
It’s the perfect size of museum and is full of history and knowledge.
Take your time in it and read about the amazing story of the railroad that led to so many deaths.
Travelled to Thailand to see the Thai-Burma Railway as my grandfather was a POW on it. The team put together an amazing tour for us arranging travel to and from Bangkok, as well as accommodation.
The amount of detail they were able to find with...More
Well put together museum with mixture of interesting information, short movie, personal possessions and a startling sculpture. A must visit. My visit was topped by meeting the owner and researcher Rod Beattie (sorry for interrupting your lunch) and his colleague Andrew (I think) and their...More