Distance from Anuradhapura – 5.5 km (10 minutes)
Anuradhapura Archaeological Museum is situated along Thuparama Mawatha in Anuradhapura. It is one of the oldest museums of the area and is located in the old Kachcheri building situated between Ruwanweli Maha Seya and Lovamahapaya. There are many relics displayed at the museum which includes Buddha statues, coins, jewelleries etc. Two important displays at the museum are a model of the Vatadage found in Thuparama and a relic chamber found at the Kantaka Chethiya in Mihintale.
Getting to Anuradhapura Archaeological Museum
From Anuradhapura travel along the Puttalam – Anuradhapura – Trincomalee Highway to reach the Anuradhapura Archaeological Museum which is situated along Thuparama Mawatha in Anuradhapura.