Famous Museums in Kandy

Kandy offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Kandy to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in Kandy that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

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

  1. #1 of 3 Museums in Kandy
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    Tea Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Hantana, Kandy

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    An essential stop on any Sri Lankan tea tour, this museum occupies the 1925-vintage Hanthana Tea Factory, 4km south of Kandy on the Hanthana road. Abandoned for over a decade, it was refurbished by th...Read more

  2. #2 of 3 Museums in Kandy
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    National Museum Kandy

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: Kandy, Sri lanka

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

    Formerly known as “Palle Vahala” this place was used as the palace where the Queens of the king lived. This building has been built according to the architectural features of Kandy period....Read more

  3. #3 of 3 Museums in Kandy
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    Sri Dalada International Buddhism Museum

    Tags: Historical Site, Specialty Museum

    Address: Palace Square, Kandy, Sri Lanka

    Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is a part of the Sri Dalada Maligawa or the temple of the tooth. The museum is located on the upper two floors of Alut Maligwa, just behind the main tooth shrine of Sri Dalada Maligawa. The museu...Read more