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.
Gallery Plan of the Museum
The gallery plan consists of the inner gallery and outer gallery. The following artefacts are exhibited in these two galleries.
|Gallery No. 01||:||Stone artefacts found within the Jetavana monastery complex|
|Gallery No. 02||:||Jewelries and relics deposited inside monuments|
|Gallery No. 03||:||Local and foreign pottery found within the Jetavana monastery complex|
7 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. daily (Last entrance at 5 p.m.)
Closed until further notice, due to the reimerge of COVID-19 epidemic.
- Assistance from Information Officers for guiding inside the museum
- Book Shop and Souvenir shop
- Lavatory facilities
- 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
Anuradhapura Entrance Ticket
Free entrance for clergy and defence services personnel