Aceh Tsunami Museum

Categories: Aceh, Sumatra Island, Tourism

Aceh Tsunami Museum that was built by some institutions who also serves committee. Among them are Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency (BRR) NAD-Nias as building budget, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (DESDM) as budget planning, study the content and provision of guidelines for the management of museum collections and museums, the Government of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD) land as a provider and manager of the museum, the Municipality of Banda Aceh as a provider of infrastructure and environment museum Indonesian Architects Association (IAI) to commemorate the tsunami that hit Aceh on December 26, 2004 which claimed approximately 240,000. The museum was built in 2006 on an area of ​​approximately 10,000 square located in the capital of the province of Aceh Darussalam Nanggroes namely Banda Aceh municipality with a budget amounting to Rp 140 billion. According to Eddy Purwanto as the initiator of BRR Aceh Tsunami Museum in Aceh, this museum was built with 3 reasons:

1. To commemorate the victims of the Tsunami disaster
2. As an educational center for young people about safety
3. As a tsunami evacuation center if it comes again.

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