Highway Museum Nanuoya, Kandy

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Highway museum complex is the Sri Lanka's first highway museum and is located in Kiribathkumbura, Kandy. The museum is maintained by the Road Development Authority.
The museum has a collection of former construction equipment such as stone road rollers, steam road rollers, oil road rollers, tar boilers, coal scales, road signs and a model of the Bogoda Wooden Bridge. It is reported that some of the equipment on display is over 175 years old.
There are no entrance fees to visitors and there are no time limits since it is situated in an open space area alongside the A1 highway.
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  • You can stop here on the way to Kandy. It's by the road side nothing much. Just 5 minutes is enough.  more »
  • The Museum is located along the Kandy Colombo Highway and is marked by Machinery used in the construction of Roads, during the colonial times, which is displayed along the road. A stop over can be...  more »
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  • Be safe if you go with your children coz the rail gate is close to this place. nice place to see the history of trains
  • Very well preserved Ancient Road Rollers with other equipment on Display.

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