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Address: Wat Chai Chumphon (Wat Tai), Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Phone Number: 6634511263
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Private Tour: Thai Burma Death Railway Bridge on the River Kwai Tour from...
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Full Day Tour of Floating Markets and the Bridge on the River Kwai

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The topic is very interesting. But unfortunately there are better museums around with the same topic. The museum is not really cared for. A lot of the exhibitions are fading... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rawai, Thailand
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138 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum helps visitors understand the horrors of the death railway during the 1940s. Some fascinating exhibits. Allow two hours.

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Thank SimonOH
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of artifacts from WWII and a breakdown of the history of the region. Also a great view of the Bridge, a good place to wait for your train to Hellfire Pass.

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a cheap attraction with respect to entrance fee but personally I'd rather pay more and visit a well organized and maintained attraction/'museum'. I visited back in 2008 and as I had my kids with me this trip I decided it was worth another shot 8 years later, nothing had changed as far as i could see except dust... More 

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Thank Alan C
Helmond, The Netherlands
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205 reviews
128 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The topic is very interesting. But unfortunately there are better museums around with the same topic. The museum is not really cared for. A lot of the exhibitions are fading. Still worth a visit if you have the time. If you have to make choices visit another museum.

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Thank CarloHelmond
Palm Bay, Florida
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934 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a large museum and unfortunately it is not being cared for. Was told the monks relay on ticket sales and donations to maintain. A lot of the exhibits are fading which is such a shame. Quite moving though.

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Thank Ronald G
Thailand
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of artifacts and stories from the war times. Too many guns for my liking. But you can also get a glimpse into Thai history and light an incense stick to all lost at war.

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Thank Moontooz
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107 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There's a lot of uninteresting and not well presented information here but if you're willing to spend a bit of time there are a few gems to be found. There's a particularly good section describing the actual bombing of the River Kwai Bridge that is worth reading. There's a fairly good view of the famous bridge from the balcony too.

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Thank MinickL
Belfast N.Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Jeath war Museum as part of our trip to Thailand and Laos with Riviera Travel such a pity this museum needed to be here this is very sad but interesting and the film is a must see

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Thank NottsForestfan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its really just a bunch of pictures and a few artifacts... storyline and history was hard to follow. For a real history lesson visit hellfire pass. Has a lot of the same images in a much more logical display.

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Thank Allison M
Fort McMurray, Canada
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201 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth the trip or the time to go here in my opinion. The parts we saw were basically bamboo shacks with some old pictures and a few old things from the war. It was kinda boring, depressing and we were told we could not take photos inside.

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