International Tsunami Museum, Khao Lak

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Visit International Tsunami Museum, dedicated to showing and preserving for subsequent generations the tragic story of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami that devastated the area. Thousands of lives were lost, businesses ruined, and a great portion of the coastline suffered terrible damage. The museum documents the timeline of events, as well as the post-disaster period, including the ongoing rebuilding process. With information panels and exhibits, the museum tells a desperately sad tale in a simple fashion. To visit International Tsunami Museum on your holiday in Khao Lak, and find out what else Khao Lak has to offer, use our Khao Lak trip planner .
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  • Would go here no more. On the ground floor, there were a few pictures and descriptions such as a tsunami is created and you could look up at a zdf documentary... that for €7 that's a bit little. You can visit the boat without entry that would be enough
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  • We all know hoe devastating the Tsunami was to so many regions. The information here is great to learn of the tragedy and devastation of Khao Lak and Thailand in general. Interesting facts that soem m...  more »
  • You will be greeted with the famous motto: learning from the past, prepare for the future - and it raises high expectations in this historic place, the police boat in biota from the tsunami in 2004 is almost 2 km in the Interior of the country ever since as a Memorial. You can see a YouTube video of the tsunami in continuous loop and statements by dignitaries, what has been learned for the future but actually such as evacuation plans or routes remains hidden. The friendly Lady employee of the Museum is a failure due to lack basic English skills. More help was the representative of the private initiative at its temporary stand, which also offers a small place of grief and devotion the victims and survivors. The entrance for the Museum would rather donate him and forgo the Museum confidently.
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  • Make sure you're having plenty of time to spend here. Warm weather can easily tires you out.
  • This is an important place! BUT...and that's a big BUT: this is more of a "small galleria with a few pictures" rather than a museum. With that, Its 300 bat that goes to donation- so not so bad...
  • Dont go there!!! They earn money with one of the biggest catastrophal in Khao Lak. It is NOT official. You will get in the stores what you get everywhere. Do not!!!@
  • Just needed to go there but a little disappointed. Mainly photos and video footage of event. No information about the police boat had to Google to find facts. The only really good thing is all fees go to the children's charity. I would of given the museum more if my expectations were not so high beforehand. I do recommend going but not for young children they would get bored.
  • Very emosinal place make you understand wat these people went through
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