Magampura Ruhuna Heritage Museum

Magampura Ruhuna Heritage Museum
Magampura Ruhuna Heritage Museum (Photo credit: Google street view)
The Magampura Ruhuna Heritage Museum in Hambantota, Sri Lanka is one of the Museums Administered by the Department of National Museums.

The museum has been established in an old Kachcheri building used as the District Secretariat of Hambantota during the British ruling period (1815-1948 A.D.). Leonard Woolf (1880-1969), the Government Agent for Hambantota from 1908 to 1911 used this as his secretariat. 
The museum was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena on 8 May 2015.
The museum houses a valuable collection of objects related to the ancient Magampura of the Ruhuna Kingdom. It also displays artefacts and models, pictures, paintings reflecting pre-historic, historic, art and archaeology in southern Lanka. A collection of information about the European activities and changes that happen in down south after the independence until the present time is also preserved in the museum.

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This page was last updated on 5 March 2022
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