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World Sri Lanka Eastern Province Trincomalee Hoods Tower Museum

Hoods Tower Museum , Trincomalee

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Museums
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Sinhala, Tamil and English
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Trincomalee
Eastern Province Hoods Tower Museum

About Hoods Tower Museum

Hoods Tower Museum is a naval museum located at Fort Ostenburg in the Trincomalee peninsula derived its name from the Hoods tower which is an observation tower named after the Vice-President Admiral Sir Samuel Hood, Commander of the East Indies Station. It is located on a high hill overlooking the entrance which leads to the inner harbour of Trincomalee within the SLN Dockyard. The location of this place derived from the small fort named Ostenburg built at the entrance of the inner harbour of Trincomalee. The museum houses a wide variety of weapons, equipments and weapon systems which are used by the navy. Also the captured Sea Tiger attack, crafts, suicide crafts and LITE weapons are showcased inside the museum.

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