Art Gallery (Cultural Museum)
At 106 Ananda Kumaraswamy mawatha, this Gallery on the edge
of Viharamhadevi park houses a rather humdrum assortment
pf Portraits of Sri lanka's independence
pioneers and heads od state. The Changeing Programme of
Shows by contemporary Sri Lankan artists is sometimes more
interesting. Open 08.00 - 17.00 Daily.
Natural History Museum
Housed in the same building as the National Art Gallery,
this collection is a hit and miss affair with stuffed birds
and animals displayed in cases showing their natural habitat,
and sections dealing with Sri Lanka's geology climate, and
plant life. The most Striking display is of an elephant's
Skeleton, and there are also displays which focus on some
of the country's ambitious hydro-electric and irrigation
Open 09.00 - 17.00 Daily.