A great one stop to appreciate the Sri Lanka history and culture. We especially like the natural history section, nicely presented.
About Colombo National Museum
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Housed in a lovely building surrounded by well maintained grounds. This museum offered a concise but comprehensive history of the country. Displays and artefacts are easily viewed and accompanied in 3 languages. Outside is a cafe and a large,air con, well stocked gift store which...More
The collection is well presented and range is impressive. The building itself is historically fascinating: huge white colonial mansion with courtyard (unfortunately not accessible for visitors) and balconies. The place is quite big and follows a oneway system, allow generous time to explore and enjoy.
The place Looks promising from a distance but hardly anything inside. Disorganized and messy. Construction and painting works restricts the smooth movement of tourists. Appeared like the museum of a zoology department of a science degree college. Highly priced entry tickets for visitors as well...More
An impressive collection covering millennia of Sri Lankan history. Well laid out and easy to wander through, trilingual text panels make for an easy read for English speakers. Upper floor can get quite warm in the afternoon, so be prepared and hydrate.
This is a great place to learn about Sri Lankan history and culture over a long period of time. This is a place worth visiting for both kids and adults alike. Only problem here is, management doesn't look professional enough. Over the years , management...More
The National Museum! Sounds important and it should be! But unfortunately not for the people who manage it. The place is filled with many historical artifacts of Sri Lanka and at the same time no proper facilities such as toilets or wheelchair access, etc are...More