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This is also the place to see in Trincomalee, alongwith other much-publicised whale-watching etc.etc. We chanced upon this while just driving around the city, near the fort area, and the sight of a museum is always alluring especially in a foreign land! This place has...More
We didn’t research much before going there, leading to us coming the day it was closed do to cleaning. But that didn’t matter, one of the guides showed us the whole museum. We got a private guided tour for free :-)
Very exciting and interesting...More
Had a super knowledgeable chap there give us a tour , totally free , learnt a lot of great interesting things about Sri Lanka and it’s history . Building is really nice being firmer Dutch port captains residence . Fabulous terraces to walk around with...More
we really enjoyed this museum. the house is beautiful and has a rich history. it is almost it was so derelict before the dutch government funded to get it back into its current star.
the exhibition is interesting- though not hyper extensive.
This museum shows the evolution of ships,war crafts from old ages to modern age including local river crafts using figures. there are information about oceanography also.
you can watch a about 15 minute educational video too.
this museum is a reconstructed old building.
- This was located in Tricomalee which belongs to Sri Lanka Navy
- This is spread over large beautiful area that you should be visit :)
- You can see lots of all weapons and related accessories. So you can gather lots of knowledge about...More
Hi Margaret ,
How are you doing ? I went through your humble request on Trip Advisor truly i would mind try heloing you out if possible to find your old home sweet home. Please provide me more details and info to research... More
Hi Margaret ,
How are you doing ? I went through your humble request on Trip Advisor truly i would mind try heloing you out if possible to find your old home sweet home. Please provide me more details and info to research further details Dear. Also when do you planning to visit Sri Lanka? May be i will try to grab few info through some of my colleagues who works over there ok? Have a great day to you and family