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Colombo National Museum, Colombo

Categories: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.1/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
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. Add Colombo National Museum and other attractions to your Colombo trip itinerary using our Colombo vacation trip planner.
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  • National Museum, know about the history and culture of Sri Lanka. Travels around learning here first if I visited at the end of the journey, but the more I think can turn interesting Sri Lanka.
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  • Overpriced and not an enormous amount to see. The adjoining cafe and gift shop are ok though. Only for really avid history buffs. 
  • 馆子不大,东西也不多,门票略贵,首次遇到博物馆有拍照许可门票的,相当于连免费回去做广告都要付钱。倒是能看到不少中国古瓷和古碑 
  • History of Sri Lanka. Some Galeries are refurbished but the others are badly maintained.
  • There are lots of things that reflects ; the culture, sculpture, heritage etc. etc. of Sri Lanka. If things arranged properly and in chronological order, the people who visit here could understand easily.
  • A must visit in Colombo. One of the best options if are on a transit or short stay in Colombo. Situated in the heart of Colombo. Showcases some important collections of Sri Lanka.
  • best place sri lanka
  • One of the premier cultural institutions in Sri Lanka. Very old monuments are being exhibitted. Especially the buddha statue in the entrance which dates back to 9th century
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