It is difficult to impossible to describe the flavour of tea. That's why all tea explanations are comparative matters. But does that mean that you can’t describe tea? No, you should in fact strive harder to describe it as people have strived for ages. Drink tea, drink lots of it. Many of us taste tea every day. Take the time to truly discover each of the flavours that meet our palette. The intricacy of flavour that comes with high quality tea approaches the complexity of a robust wine. Unravel the incredible variety of tastes, textures and aromas of your favourite teas. It is a fun way to enjoy the adventure of drinking teas that come from all over the world.
Kannan Devan Tea Museum, situated at Nullatanni estate in Munnar, is the first tea museum of its kind in the country. The museum portrays the origin and growth of century-old tea plantation. It starts from a simple tea roller to the present fully automatic tea factory of Madupatty. As you enter notice the granite sundial, made in 1913 by the Art Industrial School in Tamil Nadu. On display are several old equipment including tea roller of 1905. They have the Pelton wheel which was used in the 1920’s on exhibition as well. The CTC type tea processing machine are a proud possession in the museum. Check out the rail engine wheel unit of the Kundale Valley Light Railway that operated between Munnar and Top Station.
The museum's room features the old-time bungalow furniture, cash safe, magneto phone, wooden bathtub, iron oven that used firewood. Antique office equipment such as typewriters that was in use in the High Range is there as well. There is also a tea tasting demonstration room with a variety of teas on display. Visit the tea-manufacturing unit where you can see different steps of tea processing. To savour the taste of different teas, attend the tea tasting session inside the museum.
Run by Kanan Devan Hills Plantations now, the Tea Museum traces the evolution of the tea industry in Munnar from the 1880s.
kannan devan tea museum - Kerala tourist attraction added in the Kerala Itinerary 10 Days. Must visit this amazing attraction.
Kannan Devan Tea Museum Travel Tips
- They have locker and storage and bathroom facilities.
- Food is available for purchase and you are allowed to wear shoes inside.
- The museum is good for students.
- They explain the benefits of green tea.
- Very good retail outlet.
- If you go there have a cup of tea paying 5 rupees.
Entrance Ticket Details For Kannan Devan Tea Museum
- For Child INR 35
- Still camera: INR 20
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95% of people who visit Munnar include Kannan Devan Tea Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
34.15% of people start their Kannan Devan Tea Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kannan Devan Tea Museum
94.23% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kannan Devan Tea Museum
Kannan Devan Tea Museum Reviews & Ratings
Their tea is remarkable. Excellent quality. Tour was enjoyable. Staff is very cooperative. I ordered from them online but faced some issue while checkout. Though it was difficult to get in touch with them on their customer care number but once I got through to the concerned team they proactively addressed the concern and processed the request within 24 hours. I received my package within a week.
Place for the tea lovers that’s all. You can see different types of things which is used to make chai. Best part is that, they give an opportunity for the visitors to taste wide range of tea at an affordable price.
It's a good place for tourists.. and history, tea lover... If someone wants to buy variety of tea coffee and taste some of those.
It's a good place to know more about tea and the processing and can buy various tea products. But the entry fee is little on the higher side, Rs. 125 per person. The museum also gives us a chance to enjoy the ancient equipments used.
Great experience, got idea how tea powders are made. Good place to make visit with family. They showed a presentation regarding history of tea manufacturing in Munnar, Kerala. Also they had a small discussion relating to benefits of drinking tea, especially green tea.