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    September 13, 2014

    The Kandy National Museum will be closed to the public from September 15, 2014, to December 31 this year, for renovation and preservation activities, the Department of National Museums has announced.


    The Department regrets any inconvenience which may be caused to the public.


    This building had been built during Sri Wickrama Rajasingha era (1798-1815). It was then known as “Palle Vahala” and was used as the palace where the Queens of the king lived. This was opened for the public as a museum 1942. This museum houses over 5000 museum objects which are depicting various aspects historical and cultural events of the Kandyan period. (17-19 century A.D.)(Special Reporter/HC)

     

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