Nagaland

Museum

The State Museum In Kohima Exhibits A Rare Collection Of Articles Of Different Tribes Which Portrays To The History And Traditions Of The Nagas. The Nagaland State Government Museum, About 1½ Km North, Is An Invaluable Treasure Trove Where One Can Get A Glimpse Into Naga Culture Through History. Here One Can Find Panorama Of Each Tribe Being Displayed. The Naga Architecture, Social Hierarchy And Custom, Costun\Me And Culture Are All Displayed In This State Government Museum.The Main Items Exhibited Are Gateposts, Statues, Pillars, Jewelry, And A Ceremonial Drum That Looks Like A Dug-Out War Vessel In A Separate Shed. These Vessels Suggest That The Nagas May Have Come From Sumatra. The Basement Of The Museum Houses Birds And Animals Of Northeastern Hill States, Espeacially Those Endemic To The Region.

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