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The museum is a small one and consists of the recreation of a POW camp, a watch tower, and some relics of the era. The movie "The Bridge Over the River Kwai" is a Hollywood version of the actual camp. The conditions that the prisoners...More
Looking at the comments from recent contributors, it's clear the museum may have fallen short of expectations. That said, it's worth noting the story and history of this aspect of the war is largely not discussed by those who experienced it first hand because of...More
This museum is a little out-dated but it is very cheap to get in so may be worth a visit to see the Bridge over the River Kwai from another angle. Quite a lot of information on the construction of the railway line and the...More
Incredible place which really brings it home to you the extent of the tragic loss of life that occurred during this period of relatively recent history. I loved the headset as you get a guided tour in your own language interspersed with anecdotes from survivors....More
Dark, dingy, dusty and cramped. If you have time to kill, go ahead but don’t go out of your way for this place. It does, however, have a good elevated view of the river and the bridge. You can climb a short tower and they...More
We visited this Death Railway museum because it was the one included in our day trip to the River Kwai.
As indicated in other reviews it is well past its best. Quite run down really.
We understand the historical linkage it had back to the...More
As you walk through a few huts you will find some very old and yellowing photos from the building of the bridge on the River Kwai and the death railroad. There is another hut with some old weapons from the era. I think most organized...More