All museums under Central Cultural Fund to re-open for local and foreign tourists

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –  Archaeologist Prof. Gamini Ranasinghe, Director General of the Central Cultural Fund, has announced that all museums and archeological sites belonging to the Central Cultural Fund, which had been closed to local and foreign tourists for several months due to the Covid 19 epidemic, will be reopened for tourists as usual.

Accordingly, all museums and projects under the control of the Central Cultural Fund, including Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Kataragama, Galle, Kandy and Anuradhapura, which are popular tourist attractions, will be opened in accordance with the Health Rules and Guidelines and relevant circulars.

In addition, the only Maritime Archaeological Museum in Sri Lanka established in Galle Fort, a World Heritage Site, and the first open air museum, the Ibbankatuwa Museum in Dambulla, Dambulla Fresco Conservation Center and all museums located at Jethawana, Abhayagiriya Sigiriya, Kandy, Polonnaruwa, Kataragama, Yapahuwa, Ratnapura, Moneragala, Namal Uyana, Trincomalee, Dambadeniya, Ridee Viharaya, Jaffna, Ramba Temple will be open.

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