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Museums of Colombo

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Starting from £38.22 GBP / Adult
Delve into the fascinating history of Sri Lanka on an excursion that takes you to Colombo's most revealing museums. Begin at the National Museum, custodian of Sri Lankan cultural heritage boasting the country's largest collection of artifacts from throughout the ages. Enjoy a narrated tour that winds through the museum's most telling exhibits, including ancient rock sculptures, historic palm leaf manuscripts, antique demon masks, and royal weaponry. Among the most striking exhibits are those featuring the regalia of 17th century Kandian Kings, crowned by the magnificent Royal Throne made for King Wimaladharmasuriya II in 1693. Your next stop is The Central Point Economic History Museum, operated by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Stroll through a stunning collection of currency that dates back to about the 3rd century BC. Marvel at colonial-era coins and other exhibits as you explore the history of Sri Lanka through its proverbial wallet.
  • Visit the Colombo National Museum, housed in a grand colonial-era building.
  • Witness the regalia of Kandian Kings, royal weaponry, antique demon masks and other artifacts.
  • Explore the Central Point Economic History Museum, operated by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
What to WearShow
  • Flat-soled shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 400 yards and negotiate approximately 25 steps.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
Location Colombo, Sri LankaColombo, Sri Lanka
Tour Code WY32WY32
Duration2.75 Hours2.75 Hours
Activity Level#Medium#Medium
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