Museums to reopen under health guidelines

AN | Published: 10:12 AM Jun 30 2020
Local 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 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

AN | Published: 10:12 AM Jun 30 2020

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