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Address: Sigiriya Thalkotta, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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Not that impressive. But a quiet walk in the museum might relax your legs and mind. There is also a review at the end of the visit. You can review it!

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Not that impressive. But a quiet walk in the museum might relax your legs and mind. There is also a review at the end of the visit. You can review it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

It was wonderful the visit we made to this Museum and lot of things to see inside the museum. It is close to the ticket office and after climbing the rock do not forget to go there.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This museum is worth it if you want to get a short history of the area. I found it pretty interesting and it doesn't take too long to go through.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a must see before you start your climb. It gives and in-depth understanding on the history of Sigiriya. Interactive resources are good and helpful for the young. Do not forget to get the museum brochure from the shop that you can keep for a price which has all the illustrations of the exhibits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is often forgotten at the start of the site- we came back the next day to visit . It only takes 30 mins or so and is included in the ticket price. It taught me a lot about the city and brought it all to life. The building it is in is also an interesting design

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The museum at Sigiriah is OK but not worth going out of your way for. Some artifacts but mostly replicas. The scale model of lion rock is good though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is situated just inside the rock fortress area as soon as you cross the entrance fee counter. The entrance fee is part of the fees that you paid for the rock fortress which must be 30$. This museum replicates what is there in store once you walk towards the rock fortress and has some beautiful representation of the Sigiriya... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

If you have some time before climbing the big rock then go visit the museum for some interesting background as to the history of the area. The museum has a great potential that it doesn't quite fulfill but it is still well done and you can get through it in about 10 mins. One dislike was all the male staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Nicely arranged & display all things with all details.Need not take a guide to see the Museum because display information near every item .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

it was nice , but really i don't like museums , so if you like museums its good .The place is quit and there was no one there to guide me .

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