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Category: Museums, Local time: 09:20:24, Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka

The Colombo Dutch Museum illustrates the history of the Dutch colonization of Sri Lanka . It can be found on the Prince Street, in Colombo , Sri Lanka . The Colombo Dutch Museum was built in the second half of the 17th century. It had originally served as the residence of Count August Carl Van Ranzow, along with other five splendid buildings. Between 1977 and 1981, a reconstruction of the Colombo Dutch Museum took place. The museum was opened in 1982. The collections of the Colombo Dutch Museum represent the unique architectural elements of Dutch colonial style. The furniture, ceramics, coins and weapons illustrate the life and culture of the Dutch traders from the colonization era of Sri Lanka .

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