Historical Mansion Museum, Galle

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Timings : 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Entry Fee : Free

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Historical Mansion Museum, Galle, Galle Overview

The Historical Mansion Museum is inside the Galle Fort and is more of an antique shop than a museum. It belongs to a single family and has a great display of their family antique collection. The museum proves to be a fantastic sightseeing spot for those interested in the history of Sri Lanka.


The museum exhibits a collection of miscellaneous items ranging from colonial artifacts to other antiquities - with many things available for sale. The museum is also the home to a gem shop. Visitors of the museum will be able to witness live embroidery presentations and also the process of cutting and polishing gorgeous sapphires and other precious gems. The central courtyard is the place where visitors can take a look at the various sculptures of stone, Chinese porcelain items and many other things from the colonial era. The museum sells table-cloths, ancient items, antiques, handicrafts and precious jewellery. 

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How To Reach Historical Mansion Museum, Galle

To reach Galle from any part of the country, you can take a bus, train or taxi ride. If taking the bus, get down at the Galle Central Bus station and if taking the train get down at the Galle Railway Station. After that, you can take a taxi or Tuk Tuk to the Galle Fort.

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