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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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  • So this museum by chance and should, of course, see this. A politibåd is flushed about 1 kilometer into the country during the 10-metre-high tsunami that sent the death and destruction over the bla. Khan Lacquer. There are several museums and the fall featuring various stalls there souvenirers for the benefit of victims during the tsunami, and at these stalls, there are also posters that describe events,-though with fluctuating picture quality, but handed out private photos that affects even the most hardened.
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  • Interesting place to read about the tsunami. We didn't go into the actual museum as it is 300thb/person to get in. A bit pricey if you ask me! You can read a lot about the tsunami online. The locals t...  more »
  • I think you should look at once that, even if one knows the images for the most part from the media. Suburb to be and again to look at the proportions of Khao Lak are a contemplative... it is incredible how the sea here has fallen! It remains only to hope that don't repeat such a catastrophe, and that the early warning systems deliver what they promise.
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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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