The Kaduna museum was opened in 1975 following the donation of the old Northern People’s Congress (NPC) building by the North Central State Government.
The Kaduna Museum contains a substantial collection of archaeological, ethnographic, and crafts exhibits and has a live crafts centre in which traditional craftsmen and women can be observed making crafts.
Kaduna Museum Nigeria is a museum in Kaduna state located along Ali Akilu Road in Ungawan Sarki, Kaduna.
The museum is filled with collections of both archaeological and ethnographic materials. Terracotta statues and Benin bronzes can be found in the museum.
Within the museum premises, visitors will find a traditional craft village where they can observe traditional craftsmen and women making crafts. If you are a creative person, visiting the crafts village will definitely inspire your creativity and let you appreciate art more.
Also found in the museum are building structures constructed with the Hausa traditional architecture of mud and thatch. The museum is a fascinating building recommended to tourists who wants to know more about the culture of the Hausas and Nigeria as a whole.
The National Museum in Kaduna used to be a beehive of activities, attracting visitors from far and near, including foreigners even up till date.