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Sigiriya Museum

Sigiriya Thalkotta | Sigiriya Thalkotta, Sigiriya, Central Province, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
+94 71 290 8181
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USD 114.00*
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Private Day Tour: Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple Tour from Colombo
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All-Inclusive Private Day Trip to Sigiriya Lion Rock and Dambulla Golden Temple...
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Sigiriya Thalkotta | Sigiriya Thalkotta, Sigiriya, Central Province, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
+94 71 290 8181
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s a little museum built by the Japanese (if I recall correctly) with a video about Sygiriya that you can watch in several languages and some artefacts from the site. Intended as an introduction to your visit, it won’t necessarily teach you something you can’t...More

Thank DamiB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty basic museum but does a good job of detailing the history of Lion Rock. Well worth checking out while you're there.

Thank Murray O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sigiri museum provides useful information and models of the site. This is necessary as there is no signage at the site itself. The curators at the Sigiriya Museum have done a great enclosing prehistoric details as well as exhibits that tell the interesting story...More

Thank Titus D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sigiriya museum is included in the price of your ticket. It is worth a visit after climbing the rock to provide context and perspective, but don't expect a state of the art display.

Thank hdias
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Its a shame as it could be something great but it just isnt. The bit i dont mind is spending the exspencive amount on knowing it goes to the trust. However I question this as very little is looked after which is such a shame...More

Thank Hana D
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

this museum actually blew my expectations. you should go as it's included in your ticket up to sigiriya rock. the first floor displays photographs through the years and also a interesting video. as you walk to the other side you get more information with lots...More

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It is overshadowed by the Citadel at Sigiriya, but it's still worth a look. There's some interesting stuff in there. Besides, if you have paid for the ticket, you already paid for it.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A great way to finish off a visit to Lion Rock and included in the ticket price anyway. Some interesting artefacts and a great overview model of Lion Rock.

Thank dani440
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

After the walk up the Lion Rock we went to the museum. Our expectations weren’t that high because of our experience, but after the section with photos of different stages of the mountain there was actually a pretty nice section with al sorts of pottery,...More

Thank Burny L
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is museum is mainly visited as it's the start of the UNESCO World Heritage site, and as we were on a private tour I'm unsure of the actual entrance fee (which also covers the Citadel of Sigiriya/Lion Rock). Assuming it is the standard, we...More

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Alison P
30 October 2017|
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Response from Rasika w | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have toilets , cafeteria