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Jaffna Archaeological Museum
Ranked #25 of 33 things to do in Jaffna
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This museum is tucked away on a side street and looks run down but is well worth the visit. Lots of ancient interesting artefacts that give a great insight into the history and culture of this area of the Sri Lanka. The guide at the museum was very helpful. Highly recommend a visit!

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

it was a nice visit. donation is appreciated for this place. photos only allowed outside. a very small building, but a lot of history.

1  Thank Thamara T
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Reviewed 5 March 2016

Condition of the museum is on the verge of "destruction" and interior lighting and ventilation feels like in a mountain cave. Only one lady officer provide English explanation or answer to questions. Should the government will pay attention to the status of this important place?

3  Thank Natraj S
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Not the best site in jaffna but a couple of interesting artefacts to see. Not much information on the exhibits, but for a region so recently at peace, was surprised to see any thing at all. Located on a quiet street and incorporated it on a walk through the northern part of town.

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Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is one of the worst museums I've ever visited. Just a collection or artefacts with a perfunctory label and absolutely no descriptions anywhere in the museum. There's a free guide of sorts, where you get lots of useless information like, statue, sword, box etc.

2  Thank macedonboy
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