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Traditional Puppet Art Museum

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Good visit, but there are some "issues"

Its a good puppet museum by Sri Lankan standards. The kids really enjoyed it and enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
HasithaSub
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London, United Kingdom
Ok for visit

this is a ok place for the visit during city tour. not any special. one can visit If, you have time.

Reviewed 11 August 2014
Mayurpatell
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Jaipur, India
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18 Apr 2016
“Good visit, but there are some "issues"”
11 Aug 2014
“Ok for visit”
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Its a good puppet museum by Sri Lankan standards. The kids really enjoyed it and enjoyed the performance that was carried out. Its not very clear what the ticket includes. At outset we were told it was for entry and a performance but when it...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank HasithaSub
Reviewed 11 August 2014

this is a ok place for the visit during city tour. not any special. one can visit If, you have time.

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Mayurpatell
Reviewed 26 July 2014

its a very nice and a informative place. a lot of traditional masks and puppets. it needs a lot of upgrading since its very hot inside and doesnt seem like the best of service is available. you might find it hard to locate the place....More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank Muditha K
Reviewed 25 May 2014

A small museum with traditional puppets on display. I was shown around by a lady who at the end of showing me the displays tried to charge me 1000 rupees for the entrance. I do not recommend this place at all.

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank teddy508
Reviewed 17 April 2014

It's a bit far from the down town and some of the drivers don't know this place. Is really interesting. There are different rooms with a colorful puppets. The person in charge is very nice and gentle, she gave us a present for our visit...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

This museum is located in the southern suburbs of Colombo and is truly a hidden gem. Most locals I came across had never even heard about this place. The puppets depict local culture and folklore, and are extremely impressive. There is so much detail that...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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