Museums to reopen under health guidelines
The National Museums Department has announced that museums administered by the Department of National Museums will be opened to the public on 1 July, subject to health recommendations.
Accordingly, museums will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily, except on public holidays.
The National Museums Department stated that museums will be allowed to accommodate maximum of 15 persons at a time, once every 30 minutes.
To minimise any inconveniences, people who wish to visit museums can make a booking in advance. The website www.museum.gov.lk is also available to make appointments.
To book a time and a date, contact,
Department of National Museums - 01126955366
Colombo National Museum - 0112694366
National Museum of Natural History, Colombo - 0112691399
Dutch Museum, Fort - 0112448466
Independence Memorial Museum, Independence Square - 0112691825
National Museum of Kandy - 0812223867
National Museum of Ratnapura - 0452222451
National Museum of Galle - 0912232051
Maritime Museum, Galle - 0912242261
Folk Museum, Anuradhapura - 0252234624
Magampura Ruhunu Heritage Museum, Hambantota - 0472222366
Museum of Ancient Technology, Polonnaruwa - 0272057336