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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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not my cup of coffee

I preferred to do something else rather than visiting this museum. It is good if you have never... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Max N
via mobile
Informative and sobering

Excellent, small museum detailing the building of the Burma Railway (The Death Railway) both in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stephen B
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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 2 days ago via mobile

I preferred to do something else rather than visiting this museum. It is good if you have never seen something similar. If you have, then you may miss it. No worries.

Thank Max N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent, small museum detailing the building of the Burma Railway (The Death Railway) both in terms of the engineering involved, but also a lot of the background of how the POWs ended up on the railway, how they survived and how they died. If you...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are several museums dedicated to the death railway, and by some of the photos on here I'm not sure if people know which one they are at. This is beside the war graves cemetery and is the best one to visit. The information is...More

Thank KiwiMaiTai
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is absolute the best Museum in Kanchanaburi. very detailed description of the construction of the railway. very accurate and orderly arranged, absolute word a visit.

Thank pallebudde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Learning about the railway and the effect of had on prisoners of war (many of whom were British - a surprise as I had no idea this event even happened!) was incredibly moving but also interesting. The museum was detailed, written in perfect English and...More

Thank Katy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot to read but an excellent and informative museum. The best sections are those about the individual stories, but overall a nicely presented experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is one of the few in which I walked away with bucket loads of information I had to immediately unload onto my family. Small, though very well laid out and informative without having lots of unnecessary extra fluff, this centre was both extremely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding museum... one of the few museums in which I have truly stopped to read and absorb every placard and exhibit.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this museum very interesting. It was shocking to learn about the amount of POWs who were forced to work in the most unbearable conditions. The museum displays were well thought out and easy to follow. I would suggest visiting the museum before going...More

Thank Nina T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a must do. Very well done and learned so much about WWII that I didn't know. Would recommend.

Thank Julie G
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Billy S
30 January 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
18 January 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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