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“Located within the Fort of Galle, this museum displays the fauna & flora of the sea. It also shows in diorama form with life size models, the traditional methods of fishing.”
“The Portuguese built a small and primitive stockade in Galle in 1594, which became the Fort of St. Cruz in 1625. This fell to the Dutch after a long siege and bloody fighting in 1640. Galle was handed over to the British in 1796, who continued to use it as the chief port for goods and passengers alike. The lovely headland of Galle with its backdrop of gentle hills provided the first sight of Sri Lanka for most travellers coming in for the next 80 years, as it had done for an age before. However, the beauty of the harbour hid the treachery of the rocky shore which during the monsoons made Galle a dangerous port at times. Steamship companies threatened not to call at Galle and demanded a safe”