Located at Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea, Tata Tea Museum is one of the major tourist attractions in Munnar. Run by the Tata Tea Company, the museum presents the evolution of Munnar tea estates, starting from 1880s and covering the antiquity and pieces of consequent growth of tea plantations. Here the history of tea plantation is told through photographs, machinery and memoirs.
At the entrance of the museum stands a sundial perched on a granite block. Art Industrial School at Nazareth, Tamil Nadu had built this sundial in 1913. There is a tea processing unit adjacent to the museum. The museum features fascinating items of the past era, including antique furniture, the original tea roller (dating back to 1905), wooden bathtub, EPABX of the 1909 telephone system, typewriters & manual calculators and old photographs. You can also visit the Tata Tea factory by taking permission from authorities. A stroll through the plantations will offer you the views of the tea pickers picking up the tea leaves. You can meet and talk to a few. The museum also arranges exciting video screenings to introduce the visitors to the local customs and history.
|Entry Fee||Rs.100 for tea tasting|
|Entry Fee For Child||Rs.25|
|Entry Fee For Adults||Rs.75|
|Timings||All days of the week except Mon 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Visit Duration||3-4 hours|