Famous Museums in Galle

The museums in Galle give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Galle with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Galle. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Galle.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Galle.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Galle:

  1. Maritime Archeology Museum

    4.2 (1085 Votes)
    Maritime Archeology Museum

    Museum, Archaeological Site , Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Located at a walking distance from the famous Galle fort, the interesting Maritime Archeology Museum showcases an impressive display of artifacts like the statues which were once washed ashore, ancient Chinese pottery, fishing boats, fish gallery and other Mari time articles. If you love the vintage look, this museum would be a pleasant surprise.
  2. Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex

    Museum, Outdoors, Nature, Exhibition

    The fame and popularity of the Sinhalese author Martin Wickramasinghe brought the urge and inspiration to establish the Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex. Tall trees, short shrubs, birds, in a comely atmosphere surround the house that has still kept the writer’s works alive. The complex also houses a book shop selling the work of Martin Wickramasinghe and relevant stuff on local c...Read more
  3. Historical Mansion Museum

    4.2 (15 Votes)
    Historical Mansion Museum

    History Museum

    If you are interested in history, then you can visit Historical Mansion Museum that was established during Dutch days. This house belongs to Abdul Gaffer and he started it as a historical museum. It houses several antique pieces those were used by the people during colonial times. Starting from typewriter to VOC China, spectacles to jewelry are all exhibited here. It houses several magnificent ...Read more
  4. Galle National Museum

    4.2 (5 Votes)
    Church St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka