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Dutch Period Museum, Colombo
(2.5/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • Tucked away in a tiny lane in the Petah market, this museum looks very much out of place. It's colossal white columns sudden jump out on you. The building itself posses a air of the Dutch era but has ...  more »
  • Possible the worst museum anywhere on the planet. An antique wardrobe and a dagger does not make this a tourist attraction. It's basically an expensive fee to use a dirty bathroom. Avoid this place li...  more »
  • Interesting that the building was the Dutch governer's mansion in 1659, but the collection is poorly curated and the location is an absolute *disaster* to find. The inner courtyard is somewhat interes...  more »
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  • A Old Building if a Historical value. Underwent a refurbishment a few years ago and now a Major and Popular Hangout for Colombo's go getters. The Famous Ministry Of Crab situated inside this building.
  • What a spectacular place , full of calmness and quiet even in the middle of a busy day at pettah , every local should at least see this place , its not the exterior that matters , the beauty inside ! (For foreigners may b it's expensive compared to the experience ! )
  • Being Dutch, we had to go to this museum. It's an interesting 400 year old building, but does not warrant the 500 rs entrancefee.
  • Centuries of history is preserved here. Had a good time showing my kids around.
  • Literally known as an urban house built by a dutch governer in the 17th century. Then during british period it has been an armstore