This Government establishment is a a place every art lover would wish paying a visit to. Instituted in the year 1957 with a view to promote the traditional art and handicrafts of Sikkim, the Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms is a place where one can avail various interesting things such as hand woven blankets, shawls, carpets, carved wooden handicrafts and much more. While the DHH is headquartered at Gangtok, it has 20 other branches across Sikkim and makes a perfect training-cum-production institute.
The institute remains open for public from Monday to Saturday between 9.30 am and 4 pm. The sales emporium at the place remains open all through the year, daily.