Located in Bada Lalpur, Varanasi,  Trade Facilitation Centre & Craft Museum was established in 2017. It is a modern museum that showcases the traditional handloom and handicrafts of Varanasi. 

It is built over three floors starting from the textile gallery, followed by handicrafts including wooden toys, brasswork, and stonework, etc. The modern art gallery’s display includes works of artists like Latika Katt, Madan Lal and many more. One of the passageways is adorned with a large graphical image of ghats. The museum’s carpet gallery showcases unique handmade carpets.

There is also a small souvenir shop inside the museum and other shops outside, to promote the art and craft culture of Varanasi.

Arts and Crafts
Opening Days
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Visiting Hours
11:30 a.m. - 07:30 p.m.
Entry Fee
Not Applicable
Average Duration
half a day
Trade Facilitation Center And Craft Museum, Bada Lalpur, Chandmari, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 221003, India
Managed By
Others Ministry of Textile (Government of India)
Docent Guide
Person In-charge
Curator, Ajay Srivastava
Additional Information
Other major attractions of this place are:

Craft Museum and Exhibition Hall
Convention Center
Souvenir Section
Offices and Craft Store Spaces
Bank and ATMs
Foreign Money Exchange Service
Guest House and Dormitory