Kohima Museum


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Kohima Museum Overview

Ranked 3 of 17 sightseeing in Kohima

Kohima Museum presents the display of diverse tribal habitats and cultures of Nagaland. It is known for the preservation of some of the antique creations, which belong to the tribes inhabiting the region.

This museum holds exhibit of the traditional dresses of the diverse tribes of Kohima, farm implements, gadgets for kitchen and beer mugs. Besides all these, it also displays carnelian, tourmaline and coral, which are the authentic precious stones.

Furthermore, the clan motifs, dialect and practices are also presented in this museum. A collection of hut models and musical instruments like log drum can also be seen. Traditional instruments that are fabricated from buffalo horns and bamboo are also showcased at the museum.

Tourists visiting the museum can also study Nagamese, which is a pidgin language invented by the Nagas, with the help of local dialects and Assamese. Apart from this, this museum also preserves the sixteenth tribal group of the Nagaland tribes.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Mahendra sagar

Mahendra sagar5.0/5

9 reviews

Great Collection and Presentation

Neat and well organized place showcasing Naga heritage, tribes, culture, dresses, jewelry, and even headhunting trophies (read heads)! Must visit along side Kisema Village to get an overview of Naga Culture.

Bornav Raychaudhury

Bornav Raychaudhury3.6/5

8 reviews

Well maintained and informative

The World War II Museum is located within the Naga Heritage Village complex in Kisama, near Kohima. It is a well curated museum with numerous artifacts and illustrations on the Battle of Kohima and also on Indian National Army. The galleries are well maintained and very informative.

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