What People Are Saying

Google reviews posted

"The seacology Sudeesa Mangrove museum is located in Pambala , Kakkapalliya , Puttalam.It is key component of the Sri Lanka Mangrove conservation project.The museum opened on 26th July in 2016 on The International Mangrove Day.Both local and foreign visitors go there to get some knowledge about seacology and Mangroves.It is a good place to visit during your school trips."
Sachinda Samarakoon
Local Guide · Level 8
"Supports a state-of-the-art auditorium and good infrastructure housing for its museum. Staff is friendly and supportive... good for nature lovers and students alike."
Amila Indunil Vithanage
Local Guide · Level 6
Great place. The first ever Mangrove Museum in the world, established in Pambala lagoon bank, Chilaw.
Harshini Kuruppuarachchi
Local Guide · Level 6

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Our library aims to provide a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in learning more about these vital ecosystems. 

Whether you are a scientist, a student, or simply an interested reader, the books in this library will provide a deeper understanding of the unique and important role that mangroves play in our world.


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Museum needs your help

The mangrove museum relies on donations for several reasons:

Exhibit Development:

Creating engaging and informative exhibits can support the research, design, fabrication, and installation of exhibits that showcase the diverse aspects of mangroves, including their ecological importance, biodiversity, and conservation challenges. Help maintain and update exhibits over time, ensuring a dynamic and interactive visitor experience.

Educational Programs:

Mangrove museums play a vital role in raising awareness and educating the public about the significance of mangrove ecosystems.  Implementation of educational programs, workshops, guided tours, and outreach initiatives. These programs inspire environmental stewardship and help visitors understand the importance of protecting and preserving mangroves.

Conservation Efforts:

We are actively involved in research and conservation projects. It can contribute to scientific research, monitoring programs, habitat restoration, and partnerships with conservation organizations. These efforts are essential for understanding and mitigating the threats facing mangroves, ultimately aiding in their long-term preservation.

Operations and Maintenance:

We need ongoing funding to cover operational expenses such as staff salaries, utilities, insurance, security, and general maintenance.  help sustain the day-to-day operations of the museum and ensure its continued success in fulfilling its mission.

Accessibility and Affordability:

Initiatives that make the museum accessible to a wider audience. This can include offering discounted or free admission for students, organizing community outreach programs, and providing resources for underserved communities. Donations help ensure that everyone, regardless of their financial situation, can benefit from the educational opportunities provided by the museum.

Overall, donations are critical for the mangrove museum’s success in creating a valuable educational resource, supporting conservation efforts, and fostering a greater understanding and appreciation of mangroves and their ecological significance.

Together, we can make a difference and ensure the survival of mangroves for generations to come.

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