The tool or strategy used to accomplish a certain activity effectively is called ‘Technology’. Technology is of immense use and more practical in any action when principles of nature are applied. From the inception of humanity, the technology too was improved to the extent that the human brain developed. The development of technology depended mainly on the needs of human beings. Sri Lanka has a recorded history of over 2500 years. From the ancient times, the Sri Lankans used very high quality tools and strategies to accomplish their activities effectively. When compare with the other ancient civilizations, the technology practiced by the Sri Lankans were at very high levels as it was particularly entwined with the local environment, culture and the status of the society. Among them there are technological features that originated, improved, developed locally and gifted to the world at the peak of their development. The Bisokotuva technology, associated with irrigation ,Sthupa technology , Metal technology, Naval technology are such examples. Meanwhile, certain other features influenced by the neighboring India, developed to suit the local cultural and environmental factors are extant to date. Among them, some excellent features could be identified..
ප්රවේශ පත්ර - දේශීය
- රුපියල් සියයයි
( අවුරුදු 6 - 12 )
- රුපියල් පනහයි
- රුපියල් විස්සයි
- රුපියල් පන්සියයයි
Mission Statement of the Museum
Mission of the Museum is collecting museum objects specimens and their models relating to ancient technology of Sri Lanka during pre - historic era to 18th century, documentation, and conservation them for future generation, presenting them to the general public (exhibition) for study, education, research and entertainment purposes of the society maintain a library to accomplish above objectives.
Ancient Statues and Modern art collections during pre - historic era to 18th century of Polonnaruwa