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Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre and Memorial Walking Trail: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A memorial dedicated to the Asian labourers and Allied prisoners of war who suffered and died constructing and maintaining the Burma-Thailand railway during WW II.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
207 Moo 11, Tha Sao 71150, Thailand
+66 34 919 605
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is very informative where you can learn and understand about the building of the thailand / burma railway through the pass and the history of the POW during the war. It is a very humbling and emotional place to visit to pay your...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit location when visiting Kanchanaburi, the experience is very sobering. You can explain the ANZAC Day Dawn service here unless you have experienced it first hand.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank merriott1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In this museum you share the sadness and cruelty of war and inhumanity. For everybody this is worth visiting to learn and realise that war has ones been a terrible time in our world!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Johan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a tour out of Bangkok, probably the best way to do it but be aware that you'll not be in a flash tour bus, it's just a 13 seat mini-bus. And if you need leg room choose your seat wisely as it can...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Epmurc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Japan built a railwayline from Banpang, in the outskirts of Bangkok to Thanbijayat, a costal town of Burma - to facilitate wwII troop movement. It took a toll of 100,000 lives, mostly local manuallaborers - but the toll included POWs from UK, USA and Australia...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very tragic part of history but a must visit, no entrance fee but donations reccomend, on entry you are greeted by staff and explained the route etc at the interpretive centre then you go into the exhibits hall to view videos and photos of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

The hellfire pass museum is a good place to learn about the history of the Thai burma railway. Many of the stories told by former pow who worked on the railway are very touching and have been told very well in the museum. You can...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank haplo89
Reviewed 3 September 2019

Visiting Hell Fire Pass can be done even when the museum is closed. The walking trail has enough signage to inform about what happened in this area. And it is an emotional experience. So many lives lost without regard. A terribly black page in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frans d
Reviewed 25 August 2019

WOW just wow. A very emotive place to visit. You realize just how lucky people were to make it home. Having a relative who was a POW here meant that this place was a very amazing place to visit. The hardest palace to visit was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 9 August 2019

Wonderfully designed and beautifully maintained Memorial Center for WW II Death Railway construction. The serene and scenic location with its poignant reminder of the futility and suffering of war will touch the hearts of all visitors. If you are in the area, you must visit...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Megan D
1 September 2018|
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Response from EarlRay60 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not in a position to fully answer this question. I have however, walked the Hellfire Pass trail.
John R
28 July 2018|
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Response from Deano1970 | Reviewed this property |
I beleive it was opening in november at this stage
14 May 2018|
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Response from clintgsy | Reviewed this property |
Hi there,I would have to sorry but not really as from the museum which is at the top of the hill you take a long walk down a framed stair case and some of the steps are strap to the path which is at the bottom and from... More