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International Tsunami Museum

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very interesting place to visit and sad to see what actually happened to the locals. there's... read more

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Mikedebs191
A bit of a sad memorial

Not sure what to say really. I really wanted to visit here given the devastation and death on that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

very interesting place to visit and sad to see what actually happened to the locals. there's souvenirs that you can buy which also donated to the tsunami funds

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mikedebs191
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not sure what to say really. I really wanted to visit here given the devastation and death on that fateful day. The police boat mounted where it finished a powerful symbol and reminder of the sheer power of that day. Unfortunately that’s about it, 14...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Col1n
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went as a family so sad to see the photos of the devastation and watch the videos-from family and survivors worth a visit if in the area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mel69Eastyorks
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must as Khao Lak was one of the hardest hit areas in 2004. You can still see some of the devastation closer to the beach area. The museum is free and a must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Oamaruvian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful place indeed. However, what made it more spectacular was the people of Khao Lak. They make the whole experience so much more heart warming. Definitely a must visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank munadiaS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to see the devastation the tsunami caused,our tour guide from khao lak land discovery was most informative excellent.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GeoffP919
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As my husband and myself were in Khao lak we felt the Tsunami memorial was a must. Khao was hit badly and the accounts of the people involved in whole devastating experience was really moving The police boat is still in same place where it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jagrchtybo13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this memorial center and I must say you need to visit when in Thailand. Not only is it history but it is so moving. The center is really well set up with pictures and information on the tragic event. The real life videos grip...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Samantha1510
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as part of a days trip and have to say we were taken aback at the devastation that happend on that day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at a similar memorial on Sri Lanka. Basically, it is the same. I feel for the people who have lost someone, their homes, and the misery they went through. I’m not sure though, if this is the best way to make tourists aware...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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jaymafash
7 December 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
Yes - go up to the main road ; turn right at the traffic lights and you will see it across the other side of the road Be aware some of the photos are a bit traumatic ; but the information about everything that happened is... More
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nclemad
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This is a strange way to ask. On Trip Advisor, people ask questions ans we can answer it directly. There is no need to ask for an email address!
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