Some of the items displayed in the Colombo National Museum are categorised subject wise.
You find several themed galleries such as arts and crafts gallery, coins and currency, arms and armaments and standards and banners gallery giving a deeper insight into Lankan heritage. Here is a closer look at these themed galleries.
Each country, unless it is far too small, is divided into geographical units particularly for administrative purposes. From the earliest times Sri Lanka too had maintained a tradition of dividing the island into three main divisions with one monarch ruling the country from the capital.