The museum, a two storey building, is the world's first teak museum and is operated by the Kerala Forest Research Institute. The exhibits include comprehensive information on aspects of the use of teak in their exhibits and articles on the subject. The museum provides extensive information of value historically, artistically and scientifically.
The museum was established in 1995 on the campus of the centre of Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) because of the historical significance of teak to the area. The world's first teak plantation was planted in Nilambur in the 1840s by the British.
Visitors are admitted from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm on all days except Monday which is a holiday.
- "Teak Museum". Kerala Forest Research Institute. Archived from the original on 2006-09-28. Retrieved 2006-10-13.
- "Nilambur(Forest area) - Teak Museum". Malappuram.net. Retrieved 2006-10-13.
- Museums of Kerala - Teak Museum, Nilambur, Indiatourism.com
- "Teak Museum,Nilambur". Keralatourism.org. Retrieved 2006-10-13.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Teak Museum Nilambur.|
- Kerala Forest Research Institute - Teak Museum - includes photos
- Teak Museum and plantation - photos
|This article related to a location in Malappuram district, Kerala, India is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This article related to a museum in India is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|