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The JEATH War Museum
Pak Phraek Mueang Kanchanaburi Kanchanaburi 71000
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Description
The JEATH War Museum was built in the form of a prisoner-of-war camp in World War II. There is a collection of paintings and photographs as well as tools used in those days. There are also explosive remnants of various places during the war.
Feature
It is a replica of a prisoner-of-war residence made of bamboo with the thatched roof, the wattle fence, the elevated floor covered with bamboo as a bed for prisoners. The walls and pillars of the building show photos from Thai and foreign newspapers, watercolor paintings by former prisoners of war, sketches of the construction and the condition of prisoners of war by the former surgeon of the Australian Army. correspondence of prisoners of war, and postcards of Japanese soldiers. The second building is a single-storey brick building with the exhibition of tools of the Japanese army such as helmets, guns, bombs, sleeper hammers, Japanese sake bottles, etc. The side wall displays photographs of prisoners of war who survived the war. They also visited the museum to commemorate the cruelty that never faded from their memories.
History
The U-shaped museum with one entrance and exit was built as a single-storey house made of bamboo with the thatched roof like a cottage to convey a sense of a prisoner-of-war camp during the suffering time with the construction of the Death Railway. Inside the cottage, it exhibits photographs and paintings with descriptions of the lives of these prisoners of war and the history of World War II.
The exterior shows Japanese military equipment such as water bottles, containers, swords, firearms, and explosive remnants found after the war.
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Information
Opening hours
Sunday
: 08:00 - 18:00
Monday
: 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
: 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
: 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
: 08:00 - 18:00
Friday
: 08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
: 08:00 - 18:00
Remark (Opening hours) : -
Transportation
• Motorcycles
• Car
Entrance fees
• Entrance fees: Fee
  - Foreigner (Adult)
: 30
  - Foreigner (Child)
: 30
  - Thai (Adult)
: 10
  - Thai (Child)
: 10
• Remark : -
Facilities
Toilet
Restaurant
Souvenir Shop
Contact us
Address
Pak Phraek Mueang Kanchanaburi Kanchanaburi 71000
Telephone No.
034-511263
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