Namprikdang, Lower Dzongu, North Sikkim
Are there any docents or guides who visitors can directly call to book for a guided tour?
When was the museum established?
Briefly describe the history of the museum, its collection and donors.
The Lepchas are an indigenous community living in and around Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Sikkim, Nepal and Bhutan. The Lepcha museum exhibits ethnographic objects of organic and inorganic nature that reflect the rich socio-cultural heritage and activities such as traditional dances, songs, and folktales of the Lepcha people of Sikkim.
The display includes various articles of worship, handicraft items, manuscripts and, original Lepcha musical instruments including a popular four-string flute instrument that is played with a bow.
Information in Braille
Library and archives services
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
Conference/ Seminar hall
Who manages the museum?
Person-in-charge of the museum
What is the average duration to see the museum?
less than 1 hour
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Is the museum currently closed?
Image for museum exterior/building
Image of a group at Hastings House, Calcutta
A sculpture displayed at the museum
Fly down to Gangtok. Buses to the location are easily available from there.
The museum is open on request and with prior appointments