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National Museum – The Insightful National Museum Of Colombo

If you’d like to discover the astonishing ancient history involving the island of Sri Lanka, then Colombo’s national museum is a great place to start.

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The Location

Housed in a vintage building, the museum is located in the heart of the city, close to many 5 star hotels Colombo has to offer such as Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.
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Housed in a vintage building, the museum is located in the heart of the city, close to many 5 star hotels Colombo has to offer such as Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo.

The Building

The building itself is quite notable, since it was constructed by the governor of Sri Lanka at the time, and was built in 1877.
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The building itself is quite notable, since it was constructed by the governor of Sri Lanka at the time, and was built in 1877.

The Exhibits

The museum has as extensive array of artefacts that date back thousands of years, belonging the nation’s many ancient civilisations.
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The museum has as extensive array of artefacts that date back thousands of years, belonging the nation’s many ancient civilisations.

Royal Accessories

The museums contains almost unfathomable artefacts such as solid gold crowns ad even this entire throne that is completely made of (you guessed it!) gold.
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The museums contains almost unfathomable artefacts such as solid gold crowns ad even this entire throne that is completely made of (you guessed it!) gold.

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