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This museum is located next to the famous bridge on the River Kwai.
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River Kwai Bridge, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
+66 34 512 596
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not what I would expect. The museum is full of real history and allowing people to really see what Japan did and how the people were treated during this time of WW11. Highly recommended to visit and learn.

Thank Dr Havard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is really just an eclectic collection of WW2 memorabilia. Appears to be no rhyme or reason to the layout but worth the cheap entry fee to have a look.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being ex military I thought this museum was interesting, but small and limited information on all displays. For a museum the amount of information ( even in English) was very very poor. A number of displays gave very little to no information and translations weren't...More

Thank Roam799841
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

There are some artifacts on display, most don't have a description. The discretions added are often of no value and come straight out of a 1980s history book. It's to say that they are date and not very correct. Many are not translated to English....More

Thank Jonas V
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Well, assuming that you have come all the way to Kanchanaburi to visit Bridge on River Kwai, then you MUST visit here. They have a train engine, an original railway track from the WW2 era. Lots of handguns from the same era. I was able...More

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 11 July 2018

it is not entirely a war museum but has other exhibits too the displays are not cataloged properly if you really are into history this is not the place to Go

Thank armindo G
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I went with my husband alone but I wished I had taken my teenage daughter with me because she loves history and it would have been very informative for her.

Thank Simona001
Reviewed 29 May 2018

One cannot visit the River Kwai Bridge without visiting the War Museum. It is important to understand the circumstances under which this bridge was built (albeit this is not the original) and how the prisoners of war were tortured in the process.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Not to be confused with the other JEATH war museum, this was the first museum I came across near the River Kwai bridge. Rather than focusing solely on war it has an eclectic mix of exhibits. Some of the labelling was inaccurate too. I found...More

Thank rakadactyl
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Did nt really learn anything new here, Bought few postcards. You could walk around it in 10 15 mins. Thought it was strange to see a few stalls selling clothes here.

Thank geraldine52
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Response from ceedeebev | Reviewed this property |
Not free, but would not cost very much. Free coffee included in ticket. In contrast to the other reply, we thought it was well worth it!
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