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Address: Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda no.1 | Blang Padang, Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 812-6444-1308

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Well-- this is a world tragedy we all have deep in our hearts-- similar to Fukushima & 9/11 -- some things are important like that-- the rest is transitory.

Reviewed 15 February 2017
Drew M
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow.. Thats the words that i can describe when the first time i saw the museum... Is architectural was amazing... Even is free for the entrance to all... Those room inside it will tell us the chronology of the tsunami that happens in 2004

Thank Iman S
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is consisted of several rooms. From a wet, dark, and gloomy aisle where you could feel the situation during the Tsunami in Aceh. A room full of the names of the victims. There is also mock-up area which very interesting to see. There is also an exhibition area where the museum put their collection of craps from the... More 

Thank Ezria A
Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

A great to visit one of historical museum ever. Made me cry and think how it happen on that day. Especially on the pray of hole... and also the cinema so great ! Museum not to big but so meaningful.

Thank rezasiregar
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Well-- this is a world tragedy we all have deep in our hearts-- similar to Fukushima & 9/11 -- some things are important like that-- the rest is transitory.

Thank Drew M
1 review
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Lack of English translation. But the design is really good and quite informative. Worth a visit. After this, continue to PLTU Apung not far from the museum.

Thank Angga P
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017

this is a good museum, great architecture. But there are 2 bad things. First, the pool, so dirty. Second, the documentary movie, okay to watch, but not so good.

Thank Iqbaal23
Jakarta, Indonesia
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

The local government takes it's place to manage this place. So disappointing, with excellent architectural design like this i'm expecting more for the things inside this museum. Something caught my eyes is the video that played in Audio Visual theatre. It is so poor and bad quality. You can finish this place for around an hour. The entrance fee is... More 

Thank Cancerizky R
Surabaya, Indonesia
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42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This museum has complete information about tsunami especially Aceh tsunami tragedy in 2004. The museum building is unique and quite clean in general. The location is also strategic in the city center.

Thank Yustika M
Bekasi, Indonesia
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We can watch the tsunami documentary film in aceh and see some pictures related to the disaster. The museum is not too big and we can also find the names of aceh tsunami victims

Thank mamanafla
Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple times. It was very informative and gave me chills. I wish it would have been more interactive and they need to pay more attention on the cleanliness of the dioramas/displays, otherwise it will be abandoned in several more years.

Thank nindiwya

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