Colombo National Museum in Colombo

Colombo National Museum - the largest museum in Sri Lanka.

Colombo National Museum - the largest museum in Sri Lanka. | Photo credit: Hasindu2008 - Wikimediacommons

Colombo National Museum Overview

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The Colombo National museum was established on January 1, 1877 by the then British Governor of Ceylon – Sir William Henry Gregory. The Colombo National Museum is the largest museum in Sri Lanka and is a treasure trove of knowledge. The National Museum has on display various documents, artifacts and exhibits like the throne and crown of the monarchs of Kandy. The Colombo National Museum tells the story of Sri Lanka before and after the British Colonists came here.

  • Opening Closing Time 9 am to 6 pm everyday | Closed on: Public Holidays

  • Entrance Fee Child - Rs. 15 : : Adult – Rs. 25 | Foreigners: Child – Rs. 300 : : Adult – Rs. 500

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854 Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha, Colombo