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Pacific Tsunami Museum

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Pacific Tsunami Museum

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Turnkey56 wrote a review Mar 2020
Tacoma, Washington856 contributions130 helpful votes
This was an interesting museum about tsunami's and the stories about some of the most devistating ones that have impacted the islands and other areas around the world.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Ira G wrote a review Mar 2020
Rehovot280 contributions80 helpful votes
The museum documents the 1946 Pacific tsunami and the 1960 Chilean tsunami, both of which devastated the Big Island East coast, especially Hilo.The museum provides educational material related to awareness of tsunamis, and gives first-hand recordings of tsunami survivors. There is a video that is worth watching. One hour or so is sufficient. Street parking is plentiful
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mike H wrote a review Feb 2020
Phoenix, Arizona1,791 contributions247 helpful votes
We were getting hot and thought it would be nice to be inside for a while. This museum was in front of us so we went in. Now we know more about Tsunamis than we would have imagined.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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IrvingBrown wrote a review Feb 2020
Dartmouth, Massachusetts123 contributions48 helpful votes
We dropped in 45 minutes before closing and thought that that would be enough. Wrong! There is so much to see and think about in the museum that we should have given ourselves twice as long. Tsunamis are complicated, and you need to consider them from many points of view: scientific, historical, even aesthetic. The museum features many stories of individuals who survived tsunamis, or didn't. Each one deserves attention. Keep your eyes on the water.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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tdrsprod wrote a review Jan 2020
Long Beach, Ca22 contributions13 helpful votes
After viewing Tsunamis on You Tube we decided to visit the museum it's worth you time. It only takes about an hour. Make sure you watch the video.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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