Puppeteers of Lanka [1 hour]

It is the only traditional Puppet Museum in Sri Lanka that was opened on 21st March 2017, on World Puppet Day. This Puppet Conservation Centre is an effort to preserve Puppetry and rebuild the puppet industry in Sri Lanka. A great opportunity to obtain information on String Puppet Art in Sri Lanka and examine the production process of a string puppet. The only place in Sri Lanka to enjoy live puppet shows, at a museum.

You will meet: Supun [SID: 32]
Availability : All year round
Meeting point : entrance to the Puppet Museum
Transfer arrangements : Clients can be picked up and dropped off at any preferred destination on request, at additional cost
Available time : 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM
Duration : 1 hour
Please note : Children between the ages of 6 and 12 will be charged 50% of the adult fee
Entrance fee to Puppet Museum
Guide’s fee
Fee for the puppet show
Any transport to and from the location (Puppet Museum)
Any tips to the staff
Any other expenses not mentioned in the ‘Included in the Tour Price’ section

Tour In Brief

It is possible to arrange this tour on any day of the year (from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm). You will be met and greeted by SLDT representatives at the entrance to the Puppet Museum. This will be a unique experience as the tour will give you a wonderful insight into the evolution of String Puppetry Art in Sri Lanka and the entire production process of a string puppet. You can also observe the settings of prestigious puppet plays of Sri Lanka. End the visit by enjoying a 15 minute live puppet show. Do note that this is the only Museum in Sri Lanka where you can enjoy a live puppet show.