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Not a great place but also not bad, few old train etc which you can climb on and have a look... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
harpo110
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Milford Haven, United Kingdom
Highway Museum Complex: A Meeting with British History

You cannot miss this Highway Museum Complex on way to Kandy by road from Colombo. It is an open air... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
27Nam
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Jun 25, 2018
“Highway Museum Complex: A Meeting with British History”
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68th Milestone On the A1 Colombo- Kandy Trunk Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a great place but also not bad, few old train etc which you can climb on and have a look around. It is run down but its free. Children would love it

Thank harpo110
Reviewed June 25, 2018

You cannot miss this Highway Museum Complex on way to Kandy by road from Colombo. It is an open air museum show casing different machines and vehicles used to build highways in Sri Lianka during British Period. Quite informative.

Thank 27Nam
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Nothing much to see...Some Old Locomotives if you have a interest in the subject, its fine. Its just along the Colombo Kandy Highway, so no pain to reach the place and you can finish in 5-10 Minutes..

Thank Nandana P
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Random old highway engines on the side of the road. A bit surreal but we did see an amazing kingfisher!

Thank j_r_melvin
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Just by chance we drove past this Museum and we were in for a lovely surprise. Our Lady Guide was very articulate in explaining about this museum. Worth a visit and do climb in these old trains and carriages

Thank joycedano1
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Worth a visit to this place where you get a chance to see locomotives from ages which are well maintained.

Thank tranquilizer69
Reviewed May 2, 2017

For travel buffs, a must see, holds a rare collection of all things transport. some of the items on display are found no where else in Sri Lanka, it really does transport one back in time, A veritable Sri Lankan time machine

Thank ramli27
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This place is not an eye catcher but OK for the interested. Never crowded or popular with tourists. Sort of looks like an abandoned place. Vintage road rollers/ rolller-compactors can be seen.

Thank Sachin W
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Interesting and free. The nice thing is this is on the way to other attractions and takes up about 3 minutes of your time. It is cool to see the old European machinery, but it is not something to go out of your way for

Thank Guerita176
Reviewed November 8, 2016

The highway museum is located in Peradeniya, and is the place where you can understand the way the hill road way was built

Thank Gugan_Ilango
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