Buduruwagala Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum of Buduruwagala
The Archaeological Museum of Buduruwagala (Sinhala: බුදුරුවගල කෞතුකාගාරය, Tamil: புதுருவாகல நூதனசாலை), Sri Lanka is one of the Regional Museums Administered by the Department of Archaeology. It is situated on the wayside of Wellawaya-Thanamalwila road approximately 5 km distance from Wellawaya town.
The museum was established in 1988 to display archaeologically and culturally valuable items in the Uva Province (Rambukwella, 2014).

The museum preserves a collection of artefacts mainly recovered from the Uva Province. Antiquities with the archaeological and historical value which belong to the Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy periods are also exhibited in the museum.

1) Rambukwella, M.W.C.N.K., 2014. Heritage representation in culturally diverse societies: a case study of the Colombo National Museum in Sri Lanka (Doctoral dissertation, School of Museum Studies). p.417.

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This page was last updated on 14 January 2023

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