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Highway museum complex, Kiribathkumbura

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Type  Highway history
Established  1986
Highway museum complex, Kiribathkumbura
Location  Kiribathkumbura, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Address  Kiribathkumbura, Sri Lanka
Similar  Buduruwagala Museum, National railway museum, Isurumuniya Museum, Mihintale Museum, Folk Museum

Highway museum complex is the Sri Lanka's first highway museum and is located in Kiribathkumbura, Kandy. The museum is maintained by the Road Development Authority.

The museum has a collection of former construction equipment such as stone road rollers, steam road rollers, oil road rollers, tar boilers, coal scales, road signs and a model of the Bogoda Wooden Bridge. It is reported that some of the equipment on display is over 175 years old.

Opening hours

There are no entrance fees to visitors and there are no time limits since it is situated in an open space area alongside the A1 highway.

References

Highway museum complex, Kiribathkumbura Wikipedia


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