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Enjoy a stroll back in time in Galle’s museums.

Museum Visits

Embark on an enriching tour where you visit Galle’s more treasured museums. There are a great many museums in Galle, which narrate significant tales of how the city was once an important place of trade. Along with its colonial heritage, the museums also explain the intriguing legends and multicultural society that thrives in Galle.

The Galle Maritime Museum and the Galle National Museum, located inside the fort, in particular are the two of the most significant and will surely entertain all travellers, whether you’re with your family or your partner.

A Look into Museum Visits

  • The National Maritime Museum and the Galle National Museum is the ideal place to understand the city in the eyes of the seamen that traded goods and eventually settled in the country.
  • The museums generally close by 5pm, do make sure to pop in before that!
  • Since the Galle Fort itself is the oldest living museum, enjoy a stroll and admire the ancient buildings and the bordering port.

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