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. #1 of 4 Museums in Galle
    - Used in 1085 itineraries
    Maritime Archeology Museum

    Tags: Museum, Archaeological Site , Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Queens Street | Galle Fort, Galle 8000, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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, ancien...Read more

  2. #2 of 4 Museums in Galle
    Martin Wickramasinghe Folk Museum Complex

    Tags: Museum, Outdoors, Nature, Exhibition

    Address: Galle - Matara Main Road | Koggala, Galle, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  3. #3 of 4 Museums in Galle
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    Historical Mansion Museum

    Tags: History Museum

    Address: 31-39, Leyn Baan St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka

    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 h...Read more

  4. #4 of 4 Museums in Galle
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    Galle National Museum Image

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Church St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
    Google Reviews
    Veronika Kredatusov√°

    Quite small museum, anyway we got some knowledge. Some explanation tables are provided, what is good and so we could read about the history. In comparison with Polonaruwa museum, this one is much more...

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