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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.
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
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
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
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.
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