The shop is lovely and the staff friendly, the prices are alot higher like everyone says , however you can see a lot of work and time goes into their products . I have left with 3 masks that look will super in my home...More
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Demonstration of carving balsa wood. Painting of masks. Then museum shows a wide range of masks with explanation.
I thought it's a good idea to stop on the way from Hikkaduwa to the airport at this mask museum to understand the story behind the masks, see how are they produced and buy them directly at the factory. Don't expect something big and I...More
The mask museum is really interesting. The lady who showed us around was very knowledgeable. There was a fabulous display of very old masks. It is not big but well worth the visit.
Many beautiful masks from almost ancient times in the lower level museum and new ones for sale at the street level show room. The owner ( ? ) a good guide.
We stopped off here en route, and didn't expect much. However the museum was wonderful with so many vibrant masks and a great explanation. We saw masked dancing in Kandy but seeing so many masks together was a real treat.