Historic Sites and Museums in Kohima
Museum and Emporium in Kohima include the Nagaland State Museum and Sales emporium. Kohima Cathedral and World War II Cemetery, the historic sites, are visited by tourists for their historical significance
Museum and Emporium:
Nagaland State MuseumThe Nagaland state museum holds exhibit of the evolution of Naga culture. It is one of the major attractions of Kohima. It is located at Bayavu Hill. The museum is situated at a distance of 2 km from the main town. The state museum is a store house of the collections of articles belonging to different tribes of Nagaland which portrays the rich tradition and history of Nagaland. The major attraction of the museum is the rare collection of artifacts of all the tribes inhabiting the state. There are rare collection of clan motifs, precious stones, jewellery, traditional costumes, musical instruments, baskets made of bamboo and buffalo etc in the museum. The hut models – Naga Morung are also showcased in the gallery.
Sales EmporiumThe emporium has a collection of Naga handloom and handicraft items. It is situated at the heart of the town.