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Apr 26, 2019
“Disappointingly damaged”
Aug 6, 2018
“Great museum”
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Queen Street | Duch fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

This clearly used to be quite an interesting museum but following tsunami damage (a few years ago) it hasn’t been restored in any imaginative way... so it’s very dingy and uncared for. The group of men sitting about in the doorway must be the curators,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank justiny665
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Have really enjoyed our visit to this museum. Nice overview of the museum by a video at the start and then 4 large rooms with eg one dedicated fully to a Dutch VOC that sunk in 1659. Can recommend

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended this place for people who loved to maritime industry and specially for children. This is wonderful place to get knowledge about archiological history of galle.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FRESH JUICE F
Reviewed June 9, 2018

There was a bit of geography and pre-history reviewed and treasure recovered from sunken ships and there were models of old ships. Well worthwhile.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank harry w
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

A great place to shelter from the rain. That’s about it. The curation is poor, there is no real story to be heard or seen here. Just a load of old pots.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ellenphillips2018
Reviewed March 22, 2018

this is best experience about historical site at galle and who want to know history at 550 years ago dutch activities in sri lanka. to see natural beauty of the sea and other places at galle fort inside and old light house still working condition...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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