Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Munnar
Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Munnar - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: KDHP House Munnar Kerala 685612
Ticket Price: 75 INR
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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About Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Munnar
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.
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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
Restaurants Near Kannan Devan Tea Museum
- SN Restaurant: Indian
- Rapsy Restaurant: Indian, International
- Saravana Bhavan: Vegetarian
- Royal Retreat: Indian
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Kannan Devan Tea Museum, Munnar Reviews
A small documentary in projector is shown first. Next is the demo of the factory. A person tells everything about tea, from how to plant to how is the plantations done, different tea and right way to prepare tea. Then you can buy different tea and have it there as well. Worth the 150 Rs we spend there. 1.5 hours can be spent easily.
See how the tea is made. Buy all forms of tea, artifacts and enjoy the tea garden landscape. Get to know about the right way to use green tea and enjoy its benefits. You have to be attentive through the 5 minute very interesting lecture.
Utter waste. Never visit and waste your money. Entry ticket price is 125 per person. I donno what's there to take entry ticket. One aged person explains why you need tea and blah blah. Just one machine which shows how tea powder comes from leaves. You can find the same in many YouTube videos. Better to avoid. Waste of time.
Lot of information regarding tea processing. You can go through the origin of tea estate through video. You can see the tea making process. Entry fee for adult is Rs125 which is not worth it. Monday is closed. Ample parking space. 9am to 5pm running time.
120 bucks for a video and a speech is too much to ask for... They didn't even explain the tea making process in detail.. I have taken tea factory visits at couple of other places when they explained all the process in detail and was much cheaper...