The masks is one of the symbols you often seen in Sri Lanka. This museum (also a factory) has great information on the masks. A guide explains the various kinds of masks and the story behind each mask. One can also see the various artisans working on the masks. Photography is allowed. The entire process of the mask making can be seen here. Its an interesting experience as mask making is not often found in many countries.
It also has a shop were you can buy the masks as well as other souvenirs. Prices are reasonable and quality is good.
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