Best Museums in Kandy

To be able to understand the rich history and culture of Sri Lanka through out the years, it is necessary to make time in your itinerary to visit the museums in Sri Lanka. There are some in Kandy that you cannot miss, let a local show you around!

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Museums in Kandy

  • Learn about Kandy’s rich history in the National Museum. This museum is the place to be if you want to get to know more about Kandy’s culture and traditions. Have a look at the old books or documents, and dive into Kandy’s history.
  • Get to know the history behind your daily cup of Tea at the Tea Museum. This museum is located in the old Tea Factory, dating from 1925. A great place to get to know the history of tea making, and to find out more about the lifes of James Taylor and Thomas Lipton. The museum also has a nice library, and you can even buy different kinds of tea.
  • Admire the Buddha’s at the Sri Dalada Museum. This museum is located behind the Temple of the Sacred Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa). It displays a shrine full of bronze sitting Buddha statues.

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