The Central Point - Economic History MuseumCurrently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
- Address: Chatham St, Colombo, Sri Lanka
- Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: History Museum, Family And Kids
The Central Point - Economic History Museum - Review
When it was first built, the Central Point building was the tallest in the city. Restored after the damage it suffered in the 1996 bombing, the building is one of the best examples of Greco-Roman architecture in Colombo, especially the lovely atrium with its winding stairs. Also, the chandelier is supposed to be one of the tallest in Asia. There's a little museum on currency inside, but it's not really worth visiting. Most of the money it displays is currently in circulation. In fact, many tourists wonder why its there at all. On the upside, it's free. But there is a cafe inside the building that is supposed to be nice.
The Central Point - Economic History Museum Opening and Closing Hours
- Museum Timing (Monday - Friday): 8:30am-4pm.
How To reach The Central Point - Economic History Museum by Public Transport
- Take a tuk-tuk, taxi, or local bus to here.
- Drive or walk to here
- 107 Bus Station
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95% of people who visit Colombo include The Central Point - Economic History Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
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The Central Point - Economic History Museum, Colombo Reviews
The museum is maintained and taken care by the communication department of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.You can see the coins and currency from ancient times till now. The ancient artifacts and paintings from the well known and renowned painters are also available there.
Contains the history of Sri Lankan rupee.And other currencies im the world.How notes arw printed.
You can see currency notes and coins💰💴
They renovated the place and turned into a museum. You can buy comommorative coins and central bank reports from the counter. The staff surprisingly friendly and explains all the history.
This museum is maintained by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and it gives a vast opportunity for everyone to learn about history of the money system of Sri Lanka. It has a great collection of historic icons which depicts the gradual development of money system. All CBSL publications are available for sale.