South India - Tourist Attractions - Tata Tea Museum - Munnar
The Tata Tea Museum is located at Munnar, Kerala. The Tata tea Museum is also called by other names such as Nalluthanni Estate and the Kanan Devan Hills Plantation Tea Museum. The tea plantation dates back to the 1880s and the museum was opened in 2005.
Speciality of Tea Museum
The tea museum houses the growth and genesis of the tea plantation in the Idukki district of Kerala.The museum displays the photographs, machineries and other showcases that explain the history of the flourishing tea plantation in the Idukki district. Visitors can also witness the process of tea from when it is harvested, crushed, torn, curled and powdered to finally become a liquid drink.
Catholic temple, Nyamakad waterfalls, Sethuparvatipuram Dam and Lord Muruga Temple.
Best time to visit
The museum is closed on all Mondays and during the celebration of Good Friday. The museum is open on all other days from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. The months of March to May offer a good time to visit the museum.
Way to Reach
By air : The Cochin International airport which is 70 kilometers from Munnar is the nearest airport.
By train : The Aluva railway station is the nearest station which is 112 kilometers from Munnar. The journey through train offers many a beautiful sight.
By road : The Kerala State government offers many buses from different locations to Munnar