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Address: Sigiriya Thalkotta, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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Too many spaces, but not too many monuments

The museum is included in the price of entry to Sigiriya, so I suggest you visit it. You will learn some historical facts and see a few artifacts. Visit the museum first, it... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Considering how much the ticket is to the Heritage site the Museum should be excellent. Unfortunately it's run down and has rather basic exhibits. Worth going into because it's part of the over-priced ticket but do so with low expectations.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum is included in the price of entry to Sigiriya, so I suggest you visit it. You will learn some historical facts and see a few artifacts. Visit the museum first, it immediately at the entrance to the complex.

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Thank Autographstars
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Built with Japanese aid, this museum is different from the run-of-the-mill museums found elsewhere. The artifacts and display items are well laid out. The gallery which has been built to the exact size of the Sigiriiya Rock's gallery of the world-famous frescoes, and showing their exact copies on the walls is remarkable. Photography has been prohibited of late in the... More 

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Thank Max J
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After our climb, we went to this museum. It was good to see ages old stuff so closely. I enjoyed a walk around, reading , noting and experiencing sigriya rock's history.. Recommended post visit to Sigriya rock ..

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Thank kiran_sharma_ks
Sri Lanka
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum at Sigiriya is very informative & helpful & is very well laid out. Staff was helpful & keen generally but need improvement in reception area & the front. Maintenance also is not up to the expectations.

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Thank JanakaHK
Dundee, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has lots of objects to view and is certainly worth visiting. they have relics centuries old

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Thank iandorothy
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's good to know the where abouts of the sigiriya history before you embark on the climb. The sound of water fountain is pleasant with a nominal fee charge

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Thank Riyaz M
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definatley worth a visit it is included in the price of climbing Lion Rock,, lots of interesting archeology finds. If you have a guide for the rock make sure you take them here to they can explain the history that go with the artefacts.

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Thank a_fielding121
Dhaka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sigiriya Museum shows the history of Sigiriya Lion Rock. We have found different artifact on the museum for different kings rules the Sigirya. Also we have seen the advance architectural design of Sigiriya rock on that era. we also seen some human statue and painting copy found from Sigiriya Rock. One can buy separate ticket for the museum wich... More 

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Thank RoyDebashis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful museum. Allow at least thirty minutes. I went twice as I really enjoyed the moonstone Buddha statutes and the very old frescos and other paintings. Don't go at four pm as they want to go home!!!

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