Colombo National Museum, Colombo

3.6
Learn about the history of the nation, its people, and its natural habitats at Colombo National Museum, one of the country's premier cultural institutions. Established in 1877 under British colonial rule, the museum possesses a large collection of artifacts and specimens related to the nation's cultural and natural heritage, displayed in rooms arranged by date and theme. Don't miss the crown jewels and throne of the last King of Kandy, returned to Sri Lanka by the British Government. Colombo National Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , custom trip planner Edition.
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  • This is great for history students and who have passion to study history of places. The museum building itself is great but the lighting is not very effective but I enjoyed seeing so many new items....  more »
  • It was our first time in Sri Lanka and I thought it would be a good way to get to know this little but complex country before we left Colombo to explore. The museum is small and well organized, and...  more »
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  • An informative and well maintained collection of artifacts. Descriptions and details are quite well written. Need to spend minimum two hours to see ruins
  • Very nice place. Needed more time but we were late. Worth money and worth spending time
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