Balance of the Museum Complex including Avondster Gallery

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Balance of the Museum Complex including Avondster Gallery
Location
Continent Asia
Countries Sri Lanka
Sites Galle
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Status
Project duration 01-09-06  till 2010
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Type of Project Public awareness & Presentations
Discipline Museology
Activity Exposition
Category Archaeological heritage
Keyword(s)
Museum, Maritime Heritage, Sri Lanka

A special committee has been appointed by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage to prepare a detailed proposal to establish a Visitor Information Centre and the Maritime Museum Complex with the Avondster Gallery at the Old Dutch Warehouse.


Project information

Objectives
The establishment of a maritime archaeology museum, a visitor centre and a gallery on the Avondster shipwreck findings


Result(s)
The Maritime Archaeology Museum is now open for public


Document(s)
Gosselink, M.,The Galle Museum. Final report for setting up a maritime museum in Galle, Sri Lanka (Amsterdam, 2007)
Integrated Plan for Conservation, Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage Sites and Tourism promotion in the Southern Region within the concept of ‘A Cultural Triangle in the South’ under the Netherlands-Sri Lanka Cultural Cooperation Programme 2006/2009. Ministry of Cultural Affairs and National Heritage, 2006, Sri Lanka.


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Involved organisation(s)
Central Cultural Fund
Department of Archaeology Sri Lanka
Centre for International Heritage Activities
Department of National Museums, Sri Lanka

Funding organisation(s)
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Organisations referring to this project
Central Cultural Fund
Centre for International Heritage Activities
Department of Archaeology Sri Lanka
Department of National Museums, Sri Lanka
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Colombo, Sri Lanka



Involved expert(s)
P. L. Premathilake
W.H. Wijayapala
Nanda Wickramasingha
Senerath Dissanayaka
Martine Gosselink
Robert Parthesius

Experts referring to this project
Senerath Dissanayaka
Martine Gosselink
P. L. Premathilake
Nanda Wickramasingha
W.H. Wijayapala



Related Project(s)
Integrated Plan for Conservation, Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage in the Southern Region within a concept ‘A Cultural Triangle in the South’ under the Netherlands-Sri Lanka Cultural Cooperation Programme 2006/2009

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