Hoods Tower Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 1200 LKR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

The Hoods Tower Museum is named after the Hoods observation tower that overlooks the entire inner harbor of the city. The museum still showcases a variety of the ammunition used by the Sri Lanka Navy throughout history. The museum itself is a part of the underground casement constructed during the Second World War. See the weapons, tools and equipment used by the Navy along with the Prizes of War showcased here.

  • Admission Fee: LKR 1200 per person.

  • You will need permission from the Eastern Naval command to enter the premises.

  • By hiring a Tuk-Tuk.
  • By renting a Bike/ Bicycle.

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  • Hoods Tower Museum Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Hoods Tower Museum Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Hoods Tower Museum Price: 1200 LKR
  • Best time to visit Hoods Tower Museum(preferred time): 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hoods Tower Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 71.37% of people who visit Trincomalee include Hoods Tower Museum in their plan

  • 51.18% of people start their Hoods Tower Museum visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Hoods Tower Museum

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hoods Tower Museum

People normally club together Trincomalee War Cemetery and Kanniya Hot Springs while planning their visit to Hoods Tower Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Located in the navy camp. Historical place. Royal Ceylon navy weapons and other equipments. SL navy history since it's beginning. U can take a boat ride by navy boats. 360 view on the top of the hood's tower

  • They keep it precisely cleaned. Can see beauty of Trincomalee from here. Great pleasure to had a visit.

  • Very valuable artifacts and military equipments are among the exibtis.. good if u have a navy escort with u to find the routes

  • Great place to visit. It's good to visit off season when there's no rush. Hope to visit again.

  • Nice place, Historical place , Navy staff will guide and give good explanation about museum items. There is 360 view of sea can be seen . Boat ride also available.

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