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Difficult to wrap your brain around

The museum consists of a boat that was carried inland by the tsunami. When you see the map, it is... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Denver, Colorado
Small peak into what was...

I guess seeing is believing , and the pictures and explanation on how the boat above the house... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Ipoh, Malaysia
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Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

It consist of a fishing boat perched above a house, driven by waves of tsunami. You can meet local people to hear their first-account stories about this very tragic disaster.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Budi R
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The museum consists of a boat that was carried inland by the tsunami. When you see the map, it is difficult to wrap your brain around the force that the tsunami brought with it. The museum is free of charge and has a lot of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Uluwhehi
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I guess seeing is believing , and the pictures and explanation on how the boat above the house saved lives. Free entry no ticket required

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NanthiniBalakumaran
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Blown away by this place, the boat, the story, the location, the exhibits, a must see if in Banda Aceh

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fairychaser
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

One of aceh tsunami landmark, it's no enterance fee. It's boat on top of 1 story building that move by tsunami from the sea.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rangga_xyz
Reviewed 15 April 2018

During the tsunami a fishing boat ended up being embedded in the roof of one of the houses in Banda Aceh. Afterwards it has been turned into a monument, and it still seemed quite popular when I visited. Not really too much to see but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 19 February 2018

It was my first time came to site of the tsunami disaster, I was excited then sad remember the disaster brought all the pain of people in aceh

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank floras714
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was our first visit to Banda Aceh, custom-made to see for ourselves what took place that tragic day, 26th Dec 2004. We went only after being recommended a private tour by a freelance tour guide, Muhid (+6285261463396). Muhid bore witness to the tsunami. Not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
6  Thank NatureTrekkersPJ
Reviewed 2 June 2017

there's nothing special about this ship. it just stranded fisherman ship at the top of the house. but this ship already save 59 person during the tsunami catastrophe. most reviews and pictures get switch with PLTD apung. but my review is the correct one.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JoSan_id
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The only attraction this place held is a stranded ship atop of house. What made it really interesting was listening to the story of the survivor of the tsunami, there was a grandma who survived because of the stranded ship. You could by some souvenirs...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kartini Z
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