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Jethavanaya Museum

In 1996 when the CCF initiated the project on Jethavanaya in Anuradhapura, which is to date the tallest brick monument in the world, the Jethavanaya museum was established.
Built by the British the museum building was previously used by the Urban Council since 1937. Today artefacts that belong to the Jethavanaya era which were found within the complex are on display. The galleries at the museum can be viewed in 4 sections.

01 – Open stone engraved hall- a collection of the stone tools and other creations.

02 - Stone engraved hall- exhibits the Buddha made in stone, inscriptions, guard stones, balustrade which were found at the Jethavana site.

03 - Pottery hall – the potteries, tiles, bricks & other special artefacts which have been uncovered.

04 - Small artefacts hall – beads, Ivory creations, coin, seals, metal states, gold and other small artefacts are exhibited in this section.

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