Sir Evelyn Hone served as the last Governor of the then Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) prior to attainment of self rule in 1964. He was presented with the insignia of Knighthood by Her Majesty the Queen of England on 8th April, 1959.
The restaurant at the museum is privately operated and provides the public with refreshment, snacks and meals.
The history section displays Zambia's historic development from pre-colonial, through colonialism/struggle for independence, to post-independence era. The display combines a complexity of objects, archives, paintings and oral histories.
Bomb fragments which were found in Kavalamanje area in Luangwa Districtin 1978. They were used by the Rhodesian soldiers during the struggle for the independence of Zimbabwe, then Southern Rhodesia right inside Zambia killing Zambians on their own soils.
Zambia has a rich material cultural heritage, both tangible and intangible that is shared among the 73 different ethnic groups. This shared heritage marks as a distinguished tag of national identity.
The Temporary Exhibition gallery exhibits a diverse creative works of various Zambian artists. The underlining abilities behind the creative pieces of art awaken the sense of perception of the visitors and enable them to appreciate contemporary way of Zambian life.
The library provides valuable information to researchers, scholars, students and the community at large on a wide range of subjects. The library also collects local daily newspapers and has developed the newspaper index: an index to the museum and other related articles of the following newspaper the Post, Times of Zambia and Zambia Daily Mail.
Imbusa objects, sometimes referred to as sacred emblems are unique masterpieces of art and education, embedded in the indigenous way of life of the Northern Zambia, employed to venerate aspect of growing up.