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JEATH War Museum

Wat Chai Chumphon | Ban Tai Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
+66 34 511 263
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“small museum” (21 reviews)
“thai history” (7 reviews)
“pow camp” (7 reviews)
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Wat Chai Chumphon | Ban Tai Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The reviewers on Tripadvisor are confused. There are in fact two JEATH museums in Kanchanaburi. One, as seen in the photo of the train, is right at the bridge and is an eclectic and confused mish-mash of personal collections ranging from what appears to be...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is small and does need some love but some interesting images and exhibits. It won’t take long to whizz through unless you stop and read everything. Some of it is a bit disjointed and unrelated.

Thank NickyRB
Reviewed 1 week ago

this museum is ok, cheap entry, and didnt have to travel to get here. But not a great museum, ok for a quick look only.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit and only a small charge see what might of been the wooden bridge. Some photos and write up worth reading. Good view of bridge from terrace.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although there is are several pictures depicting what took place in the prisoners of war camps and the conditions that existed for the men captured, the Museum was very basic and many of the photos were depictions and not actual photos. They did a good...More

Thank phxaztraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not alot to see with much relevance to the war really. Untidy and outdated. You can get a nice view of the bridge from there and the train on the way in before you pay is good, probably the only thing worth seeing in my...More

Thank mayabay1023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a quirky ramshackle collection of stuff. Some really interesting artefacts and some plain junk. All displayed in dusty cases. Quite strange but worth a visit.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Paid 40bht to enter we were only ones there as went in the afternoon and most tours do this in the morning. Owned privately by old man still sitting there who kept everything from river kwai and war. Won't sell to the government so not...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this museum on our way to the river kwai bridge. It's actually an ancient train that attracted my attention, only than i realized it's a museum inside. Need to pay 40 Baht to enter the premise. Inside there are many old black and...More

Thank hazelineng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is a collection of odd-ball items. Most of which have little to no interest. It is very cheap though.

Thank Barry S
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2 January 2017|
Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I recall, the sign gave no more information than can be gained from reading about the bridge on the Internet.