Dedigama Kota Vehera is one of the ancient temples in the city of Kegalle, and is popular for its beauty and historical value. The pagoda of the temple is considered to be constructed in the birth place of King Parakkramabahu which makes the temple even more significant.
The museum established in 1954 is situated in close proximity to the temple bearing information about Dedigama Kota Vehera and many other historical places in the area. This is known to be the first archeological museum of Dedigama and holds a collection of antiques which were found during the excavations at the site. Minki Villa which is just 22 km away from Dedigama Kota Vehera and the museum.