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JEATH War Museum

Open Now: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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“thai history”(8 reviews)
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Wat Chai Chumphon | Ban Tai Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
+66 34 511 263
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of an organised tour. Heart wrenching story. Pictures of the conditions the POWs suffered through. Small museum

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

A nice little museum but I would have liked a guide who could explain a bit more. Not very well maintained which is a shame.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

i went here with my son and to be honest it looks like something a bunch of 15 year olds put together. there is an amazing story in Kanchanaburi but it is poorly told here. it will take you 20 minutes to have a walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

The exposition was a big collection of different objects from the war and paintings, from old rifles and swords and porcelaine to GI Joe T-Shirts and helicopter and other aircrafts. The connection between the paintings and statues to the war was not very clear resp....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MarabelleS
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The family who opened it surely has good intentions, but the information is so scattered its hard to follow anything. Many of the things on display are very repetitive. Would suggest the Death Railway museum and war cemetery instead.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank meekiejo
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The place is nice to see the past but the place is not well maintained and visibly not being taken care of. Hope they fix it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geraldine P
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Nice documentation by reading the actual pictures taken There are 3 stalls, the first one being the bigger at with photographic mostly exhibits, the second one with exhibits of the soldiers such as armour etc, and the 3rd plus a typical one screen room to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a museum where there is collection of arms and armours that were used in the allied war conducted by Japan, England, America, Thailand, Holland. It charges 40 bhat for its maintenance.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

A nice surprise about the involvement of Thailand in the second world war when Japan built a railway in the hope of conquering Burma. Sadly the museum was not properly managed. A lot of display were just cramped inside glass boxes without any explanation. Still...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Betty H
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Very strange and curious site. If you are going to visit the bridge over the river Kwai it is worth it, it is next door. But it is very poorly maintained and you must ask the ticket to the lady at the box office, in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.