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The Tsunami Photo Museum has been built with lot of love and passion. The photos, the collection of things and the stories touch the heart deeply. I remember watching the news when I was only 18. I remember my parents trying to reach family in...More
This small museum provides an emotional insight of the tragedy that was the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami. An amazing woman built this little museum on the floor of the family home she lost in the tsunami. She has brought lots of stories including her own...More
Deeply moved by this little place and the lady who runs it. Hearing her personal memories while looking at the photo collection brought home the horrors Sri Lankan people endured in 2004. Sad beyond words. Highly recommend a visit. Do leave a donation if you...More
This small museum was built by a collaboration of a Sri Lankan women who lost her house on the building site of the museum an a Dutch volunteer. She tells an impactful story of how she experienced the tsunami and it's aftermath.
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Our driver stopped by here on the way to our hotel and I am glad he did as it was a very hard hitting and emotional experience. It is quite graphic, which some of the photos not leaving anything out but really brings it home...More
Out of all the beautiful sights we saw, it was time to see not the beauty of nature, but the effects of the destructive power of it. We were taken to a museum that a local woman had made in the ruins of her house...More
This is not a fancy air conditioned museum. This is the real thing, a photo display within a home destroyed and then rebuilt after the tsunami. This lady has opened up part of her home to share some very raw images and stories of that...More
I was very interested in going here and read on TA that it would be emotional and it was! It's so sad to see all the photos of the destruction and of people suffering but also heart warming to see the first volunteers and people...More