World War 2 Museum is not too far from Kwae River Bridge. You can get to it if you want to learn more about the history of World War 2.
At the museum, which is run by a private section, there will be a series of exhibitions showing you stories that happened during World War 2. The exhibitions include utensils, statues, weapons, photography etc.
Since the establishment in the year 1995, Aran Chansiri, the establisher of the museum, wanted people to learn about important history as much as possible. Therefore, beside of the history of World War 2, there are also exhibitions of Thai-Myanmar history. These exhibitions aren’t ordinary. They’re something like bombs, old money, old vehicles, and lots more.
If you have children, you can take them there. That will be good. They will learn about what became in the past. That can help them with their education at their schools and they can even apply the new knowledge to their real lives.
After finishing with the museum, you can take them to the nearby Kwae River Bridge, to have a nice walk and take some photos. Remember, an opportunity of learning like this is very worthy and rare. So don’t let it slip out of your hands.
The World War 2 Museum is available everyday, from 7:00-18:30. The admission fee is 20 Baht for a Thai tourist, and 40 Baht for a foreign tourist.
How to get there
As the World War 2 Museum is located near Kwae River Bridge, you just have to use the same route to it. When you arrive at the bridge, just look for the parking lot on the opposite side of Ploy Market and souvenir shops. Yes. The museum is about 200 metres away from that point.