Yapahuwa Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum of Yapahuwa, Sri Lanka is one of the Regional Museums Administered by the Department of Archaeology

The museum was first established in the premises of Yapahuwa Raja Maha Viharaya in 1986 and later on, it was moved to the present building (Rambukwella, 2014).

The museum preserves a collection of items discovered from the Yapahuwa Ancient City as well as from the surrounding areas. Artefacts such as Buddhist monuments and inscriptions are displayed in two gallery rooms.

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.410.

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This page was last updated on 14 May 2022
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