Choma Museum

The Choma Museum and Craft Centre was established in 1988. It is found in Choma, in southern province of Zambia, on Livingstone road. The museum aims at preserving the heritage of the Tonga tribe.


Choma Museum Objectives

Choma Museum

The institution has economic and cultural objectives. Through the production and selling of the crafts, it hopes to empower the community and preserve the cultural heritage of the Tonga people.

Some of the cultural heritage displayed includes…

  • Beads
  • Musical instruments
  • Spears
  • Clay figurines
  • Jewellery

The crafts projects of the museum, among other things are involved in the production of local crafts such as baskets, beadwork, carving, etc. This provides an alternative form of income to the local people and at the same time preserves the local traditional skills.

Choma Museum Artifacts

So, the museum offers the following:

  • Guided tours of the museum
  • Traditional crafts for sale
  • Grounds for hire
  • A Research Library
  • Internet Service Provision
  • Crafts Shop
  • Coffee Shop
  • Bookshop
  •  Art Gallery
  • Museum grounds
  • Car Wash
  • Restaurant
  • Car Wash Rooms and the Play Park

In addition to its own income generating activities, the museum is supported by the government and the good will of the community.

For more details on how you can help out the museum, the contact people are the following:

Executive Director on +260 977 323 929  
Public Relations Officer on +260 977 661 411

Contact Details

P O Box 630189
Choma
Zambia
Mobile Phone: +260 977 323 929
Email:  chomamuseumartgallery.webbly

Visitors To The Museum

The museum is open to the public all days except on New Year and Christmas holidays.



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