The Historical mansion museum in Galle preserves the originality of the Tourism destination of Galle. It is a privately-owned museum and may be the largest private museum, initiated by Abdul Gaffer, the creator. The mansion is settled in a grandeur colonial Dutch house. Perhaps you may get amazed seeing the equipment placed in the museum rather it is not just a museum but a shop that sell stationary, table clothes, handicrafts, antiques, jewellary etc. A gem shop is also positioned in the museum.