Dutch Period Museum, Colombo
Dutch Period Museum, Colombo - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: Prince Street, Colombo 11
Ticket Price: 500 LKR
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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About Dutch Period Museum, Colombo
This unique museum was originally the 17th-century residence of the Dutch governor and has since been used as a Catholic seminary, a military hospital, a police station and a post office. The mansion contains a lovely garden courtyard and has a nice faded feel since a 1977 restoration.
Exhibits include Dutch colonial furniture and other artefacts.
Dutch Period Museum Ticket Prices
- The prices for carrying the camera is LKR 250 and video camera is LKR 2000.
How To reach Dutch Period Museum by Public Transport
- You can take the cool kangaroo radio cab, the ace cab or rent a taxi service. The cheapest and easiest way is to hire the tuk-tuk.
Restaurants Near Dutch Period Museum
- New palm leaf hotel- tea and cake
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Valuable place to see but in these days it is closed..
Great museum where you learn about history. Friendly staff and a must see if you are in the neighborhood.
The two storey colonnaded building on Prince Street, Pettah (Colombo 11) which houses this museum was constructed during the Dutch occupation of Colombo (1656 - 1796) and was the formal residence of the Governor of Dutch Ceylon Thomas van Rhee (1634 - 1701) during his term of office in 1692 to 1697.
Good historical place i wisited
It is being rennovated and would be open again 6 months later. One of the staff let me in though, but then he demanded tips for explaining something I have already known.....