Distance from Polonnaruwa – 2.5 km (4 minutes)
The Archaeological Museum is one of the most prominent museums situated on the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway in Polonnaruwa. The museum gives an insight into the ancient culture, art and history of the Polonnaruwa Kingdom. It consists of rooms dedicated to the citadel, the outer city, the monastery area and Hindu monuments such a bronze statues mainly of God Shiva. It is a great place to visit after touring the actual ruins of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.
Getting to Archaeological Museum
From Polonnaruwa travel approximately 2.5 km along the Maradankadawala-Habarana-Thirukkondaiadimadu Highway to reach the Archaeological Museum.