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Money Museum

  Province Western
  District Colombo
  Nearest Town Colombo
  Museum type Archaeological
  Established in 1982
  Holidays Saturday & sunday
  Visiting Hours 8.30 hrs to 4.00 hrs
  Display Objects

Contains Collections of information on the history of money in Sri Lanka.

  Description

The Central Bank Currency Museum traces the history of the usage of coins and notes in Sri Lanka from 3 BC to date and has on display a large number of ancient coins and notes which were used in the country dating back from 3 BC. Foreign coins and notes received from other Central Banks are also on display at the museum.The public including school children’s as well as numismatists will be able to get powerful information about the money used in the island, Since the Third Century BC to date, as the exhibits in this museum cover this entire period.

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