Nagaland constitutes a beautiful blend of various tribes. This museum stores articles that are rich in value due to their historic significance. The Kohima Museum portrays the traditions and culture of the many tribes of the state. The museum holds many unique artifacts related to different tribes of the region. The clan motifs, colorful traditional dresses, dialect, practices, and traditions are displayed at the museum.
The Kohima Museum takes visitors closer to the lives of the tribal’s living in Nagaland. Built with an aim to introduce tourists to the rich culture and tradition of the 16 tribal groups of Nagaland, the Kohima Museum takes visitors on an enriching tribal experience. The museum is located in Upper Bayavu Hills and displays gateposts, endemic regional animals and birds, statues, jewellery items and pillars. What makes the museum worth a visit is the fact that its exhibits beautifully depict the everyday life of the Naga people. The museum also houses life-size models that depict the costumes, weapons and jewellery worn by the people of Nagaland. If you are travelling with your kids, make sure to visit the museum as it will enhance their knowledge about the rich diversity of India.
The ground floor has exhibits depicting various types of traditional wares, dresses ornaments and tools used in hunting. And the first floor has various traditional dresses and also showcases various traditions games plated by nagas in pictorial form. Also various types of utensils used in cooking are showcased. Here.
The Kohima State Museum is a must visit place in Kohima. It is well maintained by local Government too. Entry starts from 10:00 AM till 04:00 PM and INR 10 per head is the ticket cost.