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The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre

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Address: 73 Jaokannun Road | BanNua, Amphoe Muang, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 34 512 721
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must see museum

very informative and emotianal in reading the details. well laid out and well researched. Great for all ages.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Llandudno, United Kingdom

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very informative and emotianal in reading the details. well laid out and well researched. Great for all ages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Being across the War Cemetary, it is def worth a visit. As a Dutch person, we know little about this part of WOII despite it costing 2500+ Dutch lives. Very interesting and well documented. Visit here before you cross the street to the cementart.

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommend this museum 100%. It was 140bhat entrance (with free tea or coffee) and its definitely worth it! So much information and testimonies about the horrors of the PoW camps across S.E Asia. Gives you all the history and you can easily spend an hour here reading all the boards. A must do before you see the bridge!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an excellent museum, privately run. Very comprehensive with two floors worth of material. Lots of further reading material available for purchase in the shop. We also visited the JEATH museum but TBRC was far superior. If you are really into this history, you can also book full or half day tours with the museum. We did a full... More 

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Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great breakdown of the events that happened to the POWs during WWII. The entrance fee is 140 B, but you get a free tea or coffee in the cafe on the second floor of the museum. My favorite part was the stain glass depictions of the building of the railway, beautiful artwork of a painful time.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually avoid war connections.Some,like Cambodia,because I lived with the History. I was surprised and impressed by the amount of material here. The sight of these tormented men at their Labour was very real.My feelings were sorrow,and great respect for their Spirit and courage. The pathetic tools they used really strike awe when you visit the pass they tapped out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like most of the places on the death railway it is a time to Remember the suffering of all those forced to toil and die here.

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small but excellent museum. It tells the story of the railway. There is a lot of history there and an excellent exhibition. Take a little time and educate yourself a little more. It includes a free drink. Great place and worth your time.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very moving documentation and displays about the POWs that they endured during WW2. Motivates me to see the movie once again.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good lesson in history regarding this part of the war. A very informative museum. Small but well done.

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