Sigiriya Museum

Sigiriya Museum

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It is a must-visit place in Sri Lanka. The museum was established in 2009. The museum was guided by a pathway of trees making more greenery. It depicts photograph galleries of excavations that took place in the Sigiriya fortress rock. Each gallery will give you a splendid exposure to explore the cultural heritage of Sigiriya rock.

The museum was designed around the giant trees, and the museum is a classic example of Sri Lankan green building technology. The museum is also circled from natural water springs. The museum comprises of 3 levels. It is designed according to standards existing in the rock.

A trilingual introduction piece exists in the lobby of the museum. The entrance to the museum is made with a bridge in the form of a brick archway tunnel. The first level will be the Protohistoric gallery where you can see excavated artifacts in the various types of iron implements to pottery implements.

The second level of the museum is about the Buddhist monastic period where all artifacts belonging to the period. You will be able to walk along glass panels looking down. First, it will be on water gardens, then on the mirror wall area, lions paw and then the summit of the rock. History indeed comes alive if you visit the Sigiriya rock museum.


Today Closed UTC+5.5

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Monday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Saturday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Sunday
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


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