Opened for public display in 1996, the Jetavana museum is located within the ancient monastery complex of Jetavana in Anuradhapura. The museum building has been used as a town hall in 1937 during the British period, and was later used as a museum. Artefacts from the Jetavana monastery complex in Anuradhapura, which existed from 3rd - 10th centuries AD are displayed in the museum.

Opening Hours

7 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. daily (Last entrance at 5 p.m.)

Visitor Facilities

  • Assistance from Information Officers for guiding inside the museum
  • Book Shop and Souvenir shop
  • Lavatory facilities

Visitor activities

  • Inscribe Sinhalese Letters
  • Unpacking the Past: Painting Corner
  • Temporary Exhibitions( Two weeks/three months)
  • Travel through the world: Fun with Puzzle
  • Object of the week

Entrance Fees

Session is under construction

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