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The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre

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Address: 73 Jaokannun Road | BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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Lest we forget .

For anyone visiting this part of the world i would suggest they visit this museum . It is impossible not to be moved by the brutality , inflicted upon the prisoner slaves in this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Perth, United Kingdom

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For anyone visiting this part of the world i would suggest they visit this museum . It is impossible not to be moved by the brutality , inflicted upon the prisoner slaves in this venture .

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very thought provoking and well told history. Huge respect to the curators who are clearly dedicated to the respectful memory of all victims of these tragic events.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an amazing place as we were unaware of the miserable conditions these young soldiers endured while constructing this railway. So sad and yet the museum tells a story that is needed to be heard.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting hour spent here reflecting on the misery of all the soldiers dead and alive that suffered in the construction of the death railway . Poignant human reminders , letters , pictures and accounts . We should not be allowed to ever forget .

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Thank Helmsleysxboy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Museum is located next to the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. It is well organised and displayed and we'll worth visiting. It is comprehensive in detailing the events of the building of the railway line between Burma and Thailand, and the hardships suffered by the POWs forced to build a railway through harsh terrain in terrible conditions. There's also a coffee... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited this museum on a 6 day trip to Kanchanaburi. Before we went to this museum, we had visited the JEATH war museum which is a bit further out of town. Although the entrance fee for this one is more expensive than the JEATH war museum, it is worth the extra money. It is far more informative and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a short stop at the museum and cemetery. They have a lovely snack shop for coffee and break. Very nice place for a quick break. The staff was very helpful with information as well.

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Nantiat, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The midstream staff have helped us greatly to follow my grandfather's last days, and I well done please find time to visit and support a great cause

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Thank Dave L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is well laid out , very interesting and imformative. Visit the cemetery across the road when finished. Ticket price included tea or coffee

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well laid out museum in memory of those who gave their sanity and lives in the construction of the Thailand-Burma Railway. Well worth a visist for anyone in the area who has any interest in that crucifying marvel of rail engineering.

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