Tata Tea Museum, Munnar

Tata Tea Museum

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in Munnar
Tata Tea Museum
Average Rating
5.5/ 7 1
30 Ratings & 29 Reviews

What travellers are saying about this Sightseeing

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  • Excellent 11
  • Very Good 6
  • Good 8
  • Average 2
  • Below Average 1
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 1
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

29 traveller reviews for Tata Tea Museum

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  • A S
  • Lives in Hyderabad
  • 451 Reviews

"Don't forget to buy some flavored tea"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 3 days ago
It is a tiny museum about tea plantation and tea gardens and then they take you through the entire process of making tea; the factory is very well maintained and people are very hospitable and informative. Don't forget to buy some good....... More
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Anjela chhatui
  • Anjela chhatui
  • 8 Reviews

"Tea lover's Paradise in Kerala"

  • 5.00/7
  • Posted 1 week ago
This place should be an important stop in your holiday list. There are many things to learn while you are there. Don't miss the free documentary there. Also, the in house shop is extremely cheap. So don't forget to buy tea and other things....... More
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Nishitha K n
  • Nishitha K n
  • Lives in Mysore
  • 523 Reviews

"You can get to learn a lot!"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 1 week ago
A good tourist place to know about tea plantation in India. We got a lot of information about history for Tata tea. You can buy tea samples and try our different types of tea leaves. More
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  • Kamlesh
  • 3 Reviews

"Want to know how tea is made - Go here"

  • 6.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Always wondered how tea plantation is maintained? Go here and you will know a lot more than just that. Instructor was very friendly. There was a movie shown on history of tea in India since 1880. Really informative. More
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  • Yogesh
  • Lives in Nagpur
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  • 4 Reviews

"Place for photographers"

  • 7.00/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
The place is good for photography. Go there and click some really nice pictures. More
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About Tata Tea Museum

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Sunday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Tata Tea Museum is a popular tourist spot situated in Munnar of Kerala. It is situated at a distance of about 12 km from Munnar town at the Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea.

The history of Munnar is connected to tea plantations for over a century. Munnar is home to a few of the World’s best tea estates. Most of the people in Munnar are employed at tea plantations.

Tata Group's Kannan Devan Tea Estate own majority of tea plantations at Munnar. Tata Tea holds the place of World’s second manufacturer and distributor of tea.

The Tea Museum opened by Tata Tea at Nallathanni Tea Estate in Munnar, is a tribute to the pioneers, whose toils and commitment transformed Munnar in to a major tea plantation centre of Kerala.  

Tata Tea Museum showcases pieces of antiquity.  The most prominent among them is the burial urn excavated from the vicinity of Periakanal Estate, which can be dated back to 2nd century BC. Rotorvane of 1905, Pelton Wheel used at Kanniamallay Estate in1920s, a rail engine wheel of the Kundale Valley Light Railway used in between 1900 – 1950, etc. are some of the items exhibited here.

Tata Tea Museum portrays the genesis and evolution of tea plantations of Munnar. There are many curios, photographs and machineries displayed at the museum each of which depict the milestones achieved by the tea estates of the region.

A trip to Tata Tea Museum can provide a firsthand knowledge about various stages of tea processing and production of black tea. Tourists can also learn about the different varieties of tea while visiting the demonstration room for tea testing.

Timing: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Admission Fees: INR 50 (For Adults)
                               INR 10 (For Children)

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