Archaeological Museum, Polonnaruwa
(3.2/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • Needs time and guide for better understanding. We got a nice old guide Prem who explained every thing very well. If Indian carry your passport for 50 % discount 
  • The best place to get information on history of Polonnaruwa and it's worth visiting. Recommended for both locals and foreigners. 
  • You have to go to the museum to buy entrance tickets to the site. It is worth spending some time looking at the exhibits as they have models of whet the ruins must have looked like in their heyday. 
Google
  • The museum building must have once been very beautiful, but it's been run down now. It smells of mold, and the pieces are very badly curated, which is unfortunate because it has high potential.