Visit Tea Museum
The Tea Museum was inaugurated by Tata Tea which is a major producer of packaged tea so as to keep the history of tea plantation in India intact. The museum showcases production of tea and some of its finest methods of production.
The Tea Museum was inaugurated by Tata Tea which is a major producer of packaged tea so as to keep the history of tea plantation in India intact. The museum showcases production of tea and some of its finest methods of production. Photographs of tea plantations and the curios and machineries used in tea production have been put on display.
The Munnar Tea Museum outlines the development of tea estates which has been displayed by the elementary tea roller to the modern fully automated tea factory. These machineries display various stages of tea processing and the variable contrast in them. One can also learn the production of black tea from the exhibits displayed within the Tea Museum. At the entrance of the museum, one can witness a sundial placed on a granite block. This artifact has a historical relevance attached to it. The sundial placed at the entrance was built by Art Industrial School at Nazareth in the year 1913 and marks the development in tea production in Munnar over time.
Munnar Tea Museum is home to some of the exotic artifacts like the 'Pelton Wheel' used in the power generation plant in the 1920s, the original tea roller (used in 1905), and a rail engine wheel of the Kundale Valley Light Railway that shuttled men and material between Munnar. The museum also has classic bungalow furniture, iron oven, wooden bathtub, magneto phone, typewriters, manual calculators etc. located in one of its galleries.
The Munnar Tea Museum has a demonstration room wherein all the tea is tested. Exotic flavors from all across the world can be tasted here. Anyone who wants to get into the depth of Tea production can learn a lot at the CTC and orthodox tea manufacturing unit at the museum. On an average, a traveller would not take more than three hours to roam around and learn at the museum.
Closed : Monday
Visiting Timing: 1000 HRS to 1600 HRS
Recommended Visiting Months: September to May
Visiting Charges: Adults: INR 75 & Children: INR 35
Camera Charges: INR 20
Tea Tasting Charges: INR 100
Timing10:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M Closed Monday Recommended Visiting Months: September to May
PREFFERED BYPhoto Fanatics ,Nature Lovers
TIME SPENT3-4 hours
ENTRY FEEAdults: INR 75 & Children: INR 35 Camera Charges: INR 20 Tea Tasting Charges: INR 100
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