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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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Very informative

The centre is well worth a visit and excellent value I think the admission was 150 baht and you get... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
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Enriching visit

I have read the 'railway man' and the 'narrow road to the deep north' so was keen to visit. I... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
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73 Jaokannun Road | BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
+66 34 512 721

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

The centre is well worth a visit and excellent value I think the admission was 150 baht and you get a free tea or coffee in the cafe included, I spent 1 1/2 hours here and it was time well spent I would recommend a...More

Thank Chakphim
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I have read the 'railway man' and the 'narrow road to the deep north' so was keen to visit. I learnt a lot from this museum and it really provided the context of the Second World War which helped my understanding. The museum was good...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Next to the cemetary this museum was created. Interesting material; lots of information. Coffee/tea is included in the 140 baht ticket in a cafe overlooking the cemetary.

Thank GJK1962-6
Reviewed 17 August 2017 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 15 August 2017

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

1  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 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

1  Thank KiwiMaiTai
Reviewed 8 August 2017

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 7 August 2017 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 4 August 2017 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 3 August 2017 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

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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
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.