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National Museum- Looking back 131 years

By Janaka Perera This article is reproduced with kind permission from the National Gem and Jewellery Authority. The Colombo National Museum – One of Asia’s oldest- celebrated its 131st anniversary this January. What began as a collection of antiques in a dilapidated old building that house the Royal Asiatic Society’s (Sri Lanka branch) library has […]