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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 harrowing but makes you realise how lucky we are to be at peace with the world and not have to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
666bas
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Wixford, United Kingdom
A Great Experience For History Fans

After researching Thailand and reading about Kanchanaburi, my boyfriend and I (who are history... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cinyi H
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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

Very harrowing but makes you realise how lucky we are to be at peace with the world and not have to go through anything like this

Thank 666bas
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After researching Thailand and reading about Kanchanaburi, my boyfriend and I (who are history lovers) knew we wanted to visit the Railway Centre. The centre went into more detail about the Thailand-Burma (death) railway bridge that was built by POWs (hostage by the Japanese) during...More

Thank Cinyi H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Compact and well done. The museum has authentic items displayed from materials used to build the railway to diaries donated by former POW and family members involved in construction. Content and Story telling are done with great care, really enjoyed the visit.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 1 week ago

They did a great job at making this museum. Allot better then the one by the actual bridge. Give yourself a full afternoon to read all the info.

Thank MrCanadianTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting couple of hours at this museum. It is evident a lot of time & effort has been put into the creation of the museum. We found it fascinating & found the items of some of the POW on display particularly heart wrenching. Definitely...More

Thank hungryh724
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum depicts the hardships and cruelty paid out to allied defence personnel and malayan workers during the construction of the Burma -Thailand Raiway during WWII. The museum has some excellent displays and a record of the history of the railway. This visit is must...More

Thank MalDann
Reviewed 1 week ago

visited the museum as part of a day tour and was impressed with the presentation of such a sad event and i can now appreciate the stories i was told by returned serviceman now sadly passed on

Thank neild523
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our visit to this museum and found it very informative and well set out. It is situated right next to the cemetery so you are able to see 2 attractions in one visit. There is a small café upstairs where you can get...More

1  Thank suecave
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Museum, (along with the Memorial Museum at Hellfire Pass), was the most educational and informative museum about the horror that was the construction of the Thailand-Burma Railway system during WWII. The museum is nicely laid out and has some excellent exhibits that are suitable...More

2  Thank Roberts69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This "attraction" is reality reminder of what took place during this time of war at this place. The museum was very well set out and while no photos are allowed, the overall experience was worth the time and effort to understand the effect of war...More

Thank Bruce W
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Billy S
How long does the train take from Kanchanaburi to this attraction? And how much does it cost as well? Thanks!!!
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
How long does it take to travel from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi?
19 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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Marie R
bonjour, pouvez vous me dire si le hellfire pass, le burma railways museum et le train sont ouverts en ce moment? je comptais y aller le 6 novembre. Merci de votre réponse qui changera peut être l'ordre de mes visites.
25 October 2016|
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