Ban Kao National Museum

Ban Kao National Museum : Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Ban Kao National Museum is established in 1965. H.R. Van Heekerren, the Dutch archaeologist, one of Allied Prisoners of the War, while he was constructing the bridge over the river Kwai, he found cracker stone tools and polished stone axes. When the war ended, he took the stones and researched in USA. This led Ban Kao site to the first systematic prehistoric archaeological excavation in Thailand.

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