Distance from Anuradhapura – 5.7 km (10 minutes)
Anuradhapura Folk Museum is situated along Thuparama Mawatha in Anuradhapura. The museum was established on August 22, 1971 and is located close to the Anuradhapura Archaeological Museum. Anuradhapura Folk Museum serves the purpose of exhibiting objects used by the folk community of Sri Lanka. Hence the museum displays objects such as kitchen utensils, medical equipment, musical instruments and various tools used for cultivation, all of which reflects the folk lifestyle in rural areas of the country.
Getting to Anuradhapura Folk Museum
From Anuradhapura travel along the Puttalam – Anuradhapura – Trincomalee Highway to reach the Anuradhapura Folk Museum which is situated along Thuparama Mawatha in Anuradhapura.