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National Museum of Ratnapura

  Province Sabaragamuwa
  District Ratnapura
  Nearest Town Ratnapura
  Museum type National Museum
  Established in 13th May 1988
  Holidays Sunday and Monday
  Visiting Hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  Display Objects

The museum displays the gems; the process of gem-mining is displayed through a model. Some of the artefacts displayed here reflect the unique arts and culture of the Sabaragamuwa Province.

It has exhibition rooms which contain prehistoric archaeological inventions, natural heritage, geological, anthropological, zoological artifacts and models related to the Sabaragamuva Province.


The national museum, Ratnapura, is housed in the famous Ehelapola Walauwa, on the Colombo Road in Ratnapura.

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