Hoods Tower Museum, Trincomalee

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  • Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 1200 LKR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids
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About Hoods Tower Museum, Trincomalee

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.

Hoods Tower Museum Ticket Prices

  • Admission Fee: LKR 1200 per person.

Hoods Tower Museum Opening and Closing Hours

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

How To reach Hoods Tower Museum by Public Transport

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

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  • A museum with lots of things to watch. To visit this place you should have the permission from SL Navy and you can request permission by sending a letter. It's good to send it 8, 10 days before you visit. Here you can see war memorials from british era to war in which LTTE loose.

  • Nice tidy place. Well organised.

  • Such a awesome place.. once you reached to top of the Hoods Tower, you may see the beauty of the china bay which counting small 8 islands .. There is a nice history behind the Tower and Mariners will explain properly .. worth to watch ancient technology regarding communication and Navigation..

  • The Hoods Tower is a naval museum of the Sri Lanka Navy in Trincomalee.

  • Beautiful place for visiting

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