Distance from Colombo – 7.9 km (21 minutes)
Archaeology Museum Kotte is situated along Kotte Road in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, which is the administrative capital of Sri Lanka. The museum was established in 1992 and is maintained by the Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka. It was initially named as E. W. Perera Memorial Museum because it was housed in the residence of the late politician, E. W. Perera. It displays a variety of artifacts including regional flags, coins, clothing, pottery, knives, guns and weaponry used by E.W. Perera.
Getting to Archaeology Museum Kotte
From Colombo travel along Maradana Road and Sri Jayawardenepura Mawatha passing Rajagiriya to reach the Archaeology Museum Kotte which is situated along Kotte Road in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.