National Museum, Ratnapura

 

Ehelapola Walawwa
Colombo Road
Ratnapura
Tel: 0094-45-2451

Timings

9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. everyday except Fridays
Entry tariff: Adults - 30 SNR, Children - 15 SNR

This is situated in the famous and well-known Ehelapola Walawwa in Ratnapura. The museum displays a lot of the pre-history of Sri Lanka. Ratnapura which means 'city of gems' is the main centre for gem-mining in Sri Lanka and the process of gem-mining is displayed through a model in the museum. Some of the artefacts displayed in the Museum highlight the unique art and culture of the Sabaragamuwa province.



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