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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit just to understand what happened on that fateful day. The site is nothing special and not really looked after that well, bit the police boat and some of the signage gives you a good appreciation of what happened that day. Very sad day in the world's history

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A taxi drops you at the museum. You can walk to the police boat that was swept 2km away into land.. take pics.
You cant board it.
Next you could visit the museum where you enter for a fee. This aids the families touched by the incident.
Inside the museum, you will see pics not aired and the devastation tsunami caused. You head upstairs to two rooms with sofas depicting the language of the video.

If you want to spend time here on videos then by all means.

However, all very moving stories.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank robcan1
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Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

A boat. Rusty. Non raken care of. Nothing tol see here. Dogs everywhere. Can't enter the boat and it was a pretty piece of garbage.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 16, 2019 via mobile

Although only small, the International Tsunami Museum is very informative and offers lots of information about the tragic 2004 event and tsunamis in general. There are lots of unseen photos to view and it really highlights the devastation caused. Well worth visiting to spend an hour or so. Note-head down the street until you see the International Tsunami Museum. There are several little “museums” along the way which are actually souvenir shops.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank krwil
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Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately, I was very disappointed. Firstly, the taxi dropped us off around the corner so you can buy some trinkets. We found the museum but you could mistaken it for another as there was another vendor stating they were also a museum. The entrance fee is 300 baht per adult and 100 baht per child. As you enter, there are a few boards depicting the facts. You proceed upstairs and there are 2 empty rooms with a tv screen showing footage - that is it. Definitely not a museum and you could see this footage by googling. Happy to give the donation money for the cause. Oh, there is a police shop on the outside that anyone can view.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JenMeilak
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