Kannan Devan Tea Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: KDHP House Munnar Kerala 685612, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-4865230561
  • Ticket Price: 75 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids

Kannan Devan Tea Museum - Review

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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.

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Kannan Devan Tea Museum Information

  • 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.

Kannan Devan Tea Museum Ticket Prices

  • For Child INR 35
  • Still camera: INR 20

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  • Kannan Devan Tea Museum Address: KDHP House Munnar Kerala 685612, India
  • Kannan Devan Tea Museum Contact Number: +91-4865230561
  • Kannan Devan Tea Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Kannan Devan Tea Museum Price: 75 INR
  • Best time to visit Kannan Devan Tea Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kannan Devan Tea Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Kannan Devan Tea Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Munnar include Kannan Devan Tea Museum in their plan

  • 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

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

94.23% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kannan Devan Tea Museum

People normally club together Rose Garden and Top Station while planning their visit to Kannan Devan Tea Museum.

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Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Munnar Reviews

  • Worth a visit to learn about the history of the area & the tea company - mostly in the short film that is shown. The museum is not very big & mainly photos. However after the film you see the machinery & tea processing - we enjoyed that part. You can buy tea of from the factory outlet and sip a cup too.

  • Overall experience was good. The tea documentary was excellent and informative. Tea museum live demonstration guy was passionate but little too much. Presenter was an Animated character who spoke at great lengths to impress upon is the benefits of green Tea. The mini tea garden was good. Price is too high for the offerings.

  • Incredible experience to walk through a live tea factory being shown every single step from leaf to brew. The workers provide you samples at each stage to compare the process from the last step. I would definitely reccommend this experience. There is a large tea shop at the end of the museum which is quite touristy. The tea available there can be bought at normal shops in the area so be careful of costs.

  • A very unique place to have a visit. They have so many different types of tea. They have tea making machine. You can buy their products also. Tasting tea is also there. A very nice experience.

  • Loved the place. The staff's were very friendly in explaining the process of getting the final extract from tea. Was a pleasure to watch the process .

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