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Community Tsunami Museum, Hikkaduwa

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
Take an emotional journey through the history of the 2004 tsunami at Community Tsunami Museum. This museum educates communities about the dangers of tsunamis, while commemorating the 2004 tragedy that claimed so many lives. The tour starts with geological explanations, describing how tsunamis occur, how they are measured, and what warning systems can do to minimize the damage when one does strike. You'll continue on to see photographs of the area after the tsunami, giving you a sense of how the disaster affected Sri Lanka, and how people banded together to repair the damage across the island. Read the stories of people who survived and get a sense of the true horrors of this tragedy. Use our Hikkaduwa tourist route planner to arrange your visit to Community Tsunami Museum and other attractions in Hikkaduwa.
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  • This place gives a real insight of what effect the Tsunami had on the local area and the local people. Lots of images of before, during and after the Tsunami along with accounts of people who were inv...  read more »
  • We get more information about the Tsunami, How is Tsunami happen, How can we face to that. The owner gave us more details for us. We want to thank her for her service. 
  • Before going to the museum, I was not very familiar with the details of the 2004 tsunami. The exhibit provides you with information about tsunamis and how they're formed before you view photos of the ...  read more »
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