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Painting Conservation & Research Center, Painting Museum

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tiny museum with paintings

This place contain some paintings, often replica's from wall and mural paintings from else in the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Daniel19721972
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Leuven, Belgium
Learn much about Sri Lankan paintings

This has located by walking distance from ancient Dambulla rock cave temple. This maintain by the... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
sanjeewaR
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10 Aug 2017
“tiny museum with paintings”
13 Feb 2017
“It's a series of periods of Sri Lankan art from cave paintings up to the 20th century.”
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| On the A9, 100 m from the Temple, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place contain some paintings, often replica's from wall and mural paintings from else in the country. Downstears beside the ticket counter you will also see a room with pots, ceramics and artefacts. They are putting together some findings of an ancient neoliticum site (which...More

Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 13 February 2017

IF you're at the Dambulla Royal Rock Temple you might as well stroll over to the Dambulla-Museum of Wall Paintings to check it out. It's a series of periods of Sri Lankan art from cave paintings up to the 20th century. It's just a sampling....More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This has located by walking distance from ancient Dambulla rock cave temple. This maintain by the government to educate both Sri Lankan and foreigners visitors and this explains how Sri Lankan paintings has evolved through different eras with example. If you need to get educated...More

Thank sanjeewaR
Reviewed 19 January 2017

we visited the place and we had a power cut about 10mns after entering and paying forthe tickets. After over 45mn wait , without any sign if any staff. and still no light in windowless rooms, we decided to go back to the entrance and...More

Thank NelBzh
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

This museum is located just south of the caves. It has illustrations and history of some of the frescoes painting found throughout Srilanka. It is a very small museum. We were the only visitors and they had to turn on the lights in the galleries...More

Thank TorontoMusicman
Reviewed 26 December 2015

This little museum is nice but has so few visitors that they close the doors and shut down the lights... that they open when we arrive and a guide comes with us to explain. It's just 200 m after the temple and monks chapter house....More

Thank Dominique J
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is a very small museum focusing on paintings in Sri Lanka. Signs in English explain the history and development of the art styles using examples from around the country. If you're interested in art history, it's worth a quick visit.

Thank J K
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The Painting Museum situated at Dambulla, Sri Lanka is one of the main attractions to be visited here. We visited the museum in the month of January 2015, when we were on a tour of Sri Lanka. It is at a distance of just 100...More

1  Thank KASIRAO5646
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This is nice place to visit if you serious about sri lankan history, paintings, techniques and researches.if you are a serious writer, researcher then do not miss but this is not a must see place for tourists.

Thank ruwantrip
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Nice little museum with drawings of mural paintings from all over Sri Lanka. This is the first time I have seen paintings of mural fresco's. I dont think it is much visited, which is a pitty. The staff is very enthousiastic in showing you around....More

Thank William_Decoster
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