Nagaland State Museum


Nagaland State Museum Overview

Ranked 8 of 17 sightseeing in Kohima

Nagaland State Museum, which holds exhibit of the evolution of Naga culture, is known as one of the major attractions in Kohima as well as Nagaland. Tourists visiting this museum can see the tribal habitats that are pre-dominant in the eastern territories of India.

One of the major attractions of this museum is the collection of rare artefacts of all the 16 tribes that inhabit the state. Some of the artefacts exhibited in this museum are clan motifs, precious stones, necklaces, traditional attires and inscriptions.

This art gallery also showcases the Naga Morung, which are the hut models that display variance of architecture between the tribes. Musical instruments made of bamboo and buffalo horns are also on display in this museum. Located at Bayavu Hill, this museum is at a distance of 2 km from the main town.

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Nagaland State Museum, Kohima

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