It holds the tangible evidence of aspects of Sri Lankans indicating their cultural heritage, history and tradition. The items which are here are mainly unique and constitute the raw materials of study and research. These collections are housed separately and classified under various headings.
A). OLA LEAVES, MSS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS
These include the followings:
01. Various manuscripts on Holy Quran and Hadith
02. Ola leaf writing of literary, medical and Magical spell
03. Copy of the Letters of Prophet Muhammad (Sal) to Kings
B). DOMESTIC UTENSILS
These domestic utensils were used more than hundred years ago. They were made of brass, ceramic or metallic and used in the kitchen. For example, Candle bra, Hanging Lamp, Earthen Ware Pots, Coconut Milk Strainer, Vatta – Tray, Killa Vadu, Spells Box, Earthen Wore Articles, Rush Bags and Wooden chests, etc.
C). DRESSES AND ORNAMENTS
Mat weaving and sarong making are crafts exclusively done by the Muslims of the Eastern Province. For example, many varieties of mats, Sarongs and Somans, Girdle, Foot Bells, Anklets, Head Wear, Mecca Shawl, etc
D). GOODS FOR PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
These items are specific to this region. The most important of this kind of implements are exhibited here. For example, Plough, Well Sweep, Carpentry Tools, Implements and Devices Connected with Cattle, Fishing Equipment, Cruses, Elephant Catching Ropes, Bell, etc