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JEATH War Museum

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Wat Chai Chumphon | Ban Tai Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The family who opened it surely has good intentions, but the information is so scattered its hard to follow anything. Many of the things on display are very repetitive. Would suggest the Death Railway museum and war cemetery instead.

Thank meekiejo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is nice to see the past but the place is not well maintained and visibly not being taken care of. Hope they fix it.

Thank Geraldine P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice documentation by reading the actual pictures taken There are 3 stalls, the first one being the bigger at with photographic mostly exhibits, the second one with exhibits of the soldiers such as armour etc, and the 3rd plus a typical one screen room to...More

Thank excess5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a museum where there is collection of arms and armours that were used in the allied war conducted by Japan, England, America, Thailand, Holland. It charges 40 bhat for its maintenance.

Thank maheshchaudhary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice surprise about the involvement of Thailand in the second world war when Japan built a railway in the hope of conquering Burma. Sadly the museum was not properly managed. A lot of display were just cramped inside glass boxes without any explanation. Still...More

Thank Betty H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very strange and curious site. If you are going to visit the bridge over the river Kwai it is worth it, it is next door. But it is very poorly maintained and you must ask the ticket to the lady at the box office, in...More

Thank Scubaraba1969
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Probably about my westerners culture I will have thought going to a museum will be under the arms of a curator proud of his museum and everything in the place will be conserved with precautions and protection here the only person you can see is...More

Thank JPRival
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This modest museum provides useful insight to the railway and the prisioners who worked and died on its construction. Not surprisingly, there are not a lot of artefacts - time, the weather and the circumstances of a brutal period of captivity meant that not a...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Visited both...interesting as different concept. Recommended to visit both. 1st JEATH shows more of how the POWs lived while the 2nd was more on the machinery and Thai history.

Thank bikerjoe15
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

In case you don’t know, JEATH stands for Japanese, English, Australian (+/- American) , Thai ,Holland and this museum is a small museum relating some of the horrors of the creation of the Thai-Burmese death railway. The museum is in three section,which included showing what...More

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admybf
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
As far as I recall, the sign gave no more information than can be gained from reading about the bridge on the Internet.
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