Ariyapala Mask Museum, Ambalangoda

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  • Demonstration of carving balsa wood. Painting of masks. Then museum shows a wide range of masks with explanation.  more »
  • I thought it's a good idea to stop on the way from Hikkaduwa to the airport at this mask museum to understand the story behind the masks, see how are they produced and buy them directly at the factory...  more »
  • You can go by bus to the museum as it is very close. The museum is small but you can ask for an explanation of the different masks and the work behind them. There is no entrance fee but you can make a...  more »
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  • Wonderful collection of masks to be purchased. Perfect souvenirs for foreigners. You can watch the masks being made at the work shop right next to the museum. Several workers carve and paint the masks while you watch.please be mindful not to disturb them while they work too.
  • Superb place for know about traditional masks. 😎
  • went there on a day trip from bentota. the museum contains ancient masks and other artifacts along with their descriptions/uses. just 50 m away, a shop (and workshop) has thousands of modern masks on display/sale. see workers making masks in the workshop below.
  • Sri lankan low country traditional mask museum
  • This place has all sort of masks that you can see in Sri Lanka. It exhibits almost every chanting methods and related masks. Also it has a shop where you can buy mask items. You also can have a visit to their workshop which is right next to the museum.