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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. Our Khao Lak trip builder makes visiting International Tsunami Museum and other Khao Lak attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Nothing new, but admission used to donate to charity (orphaned children). Place still full of emotion
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  • I was courrious to know what was exactly on 2004 get some information and sad story about tsunami memorial its very close to bangning market. 
  • The sunami museum is located in centre of khao lak town. Military boat still where it was washed inland. History museum very informative, lots of video footage,photos etc. Very sad,but has to be remem...  more »
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  • We didn't go into the museum but we went to see the 0813 boat and the things around. Very impressive and to see how everything is rebuild again; respect to the people of Thailand - Khao Lak. Worth a Visit, if not a "must see" if you are in Khao Lak.
  • Good to see that people still remember.
  • Who is in Khao Lak should commemorate briefly the history of the tsunami. The memorials themselves could be made more interesting.
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  • The route appears unfortunately wrong. It ends in a cul-de-sac. We have found the Memorial but with earth or Satelitenansicht. Would have been much shorter
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  • Rather disappointing. The boat is not in the original state of the accident, has been restored and painted. Us have a neglected plant - expected more. The Museum a few meters further is the 100 baht for adults worth, "great" images, presentations, and impressions of the accident. There is a really different in the belly...
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