Visit Gass Forest Museum And Insect Museum In Coimbatore

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  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 hours hotel pickup , 14:30 hours hotel pickup
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Pick up from your hotels in Coimbatore, ,
  • Return Details :
    Drop-off at your hotel in Coimbatore
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Immerse yourself in the wonderful century-old museum was founded by H.A. Gass, a British Forest Officer, in 1903. The museum houses a rich collection that ranges from animals, birds and reptiles. Apart from wildlife the exhibits include Arms used in olden days, wood crafts, huge collection of insects, cultural artefacts and many more.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Gass Forest Museum, Coimbatore, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu

Get into the history when seeing the 100 years old heritage Museum building, located within forest college campus grounds so you feel it like a mini forest within the city. On entering the museum, you're greeted by a life-sized model of an intimidating Indian Gaur, which was presented by Sir Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar Bahadur, the last Maharaja of the princely State of Mysore. You can see a timber library is also displayed in the museum. Further, an entire range of useful non-timber forest products such as gums and resins, oils, tars, rubber and lacks are also on display. Also look at the rich collection of fruits and seeds, barks, roots, leaves, fibres, bamboo and canes. Take a view of Forest engineering models such as timber stacking and seasoning, forest brides and timber houses are kept here besides a working model of ropeways used for timber extraction, for those who are into entomology, a collection of useful and harmful insects associated with forests are kept on display alongside species of butterflies and moths. There are more than 300 samples of rock, minerals and soil formation from all over the world are housed here. Some of the notable among them are different kinds of mica found in nature. Articles manufactured from forest products including bobbins, shuttles, picker arms and diapers besides carved items are also on display.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Insect Museum, TNAU, Coimbatore, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu

Thismuseum showcases a rich diversity of insects from all over the country as never seen before. The museum speaks realms about the magical world of insects.

Duration: 40 minutes

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Round-trip private transfer

Transport by private vehicle

Driver

Fuel surcharge

Gratuities

GST (Goods and Services Tax)

Bottled water

Toll, Parking and all other expenses related to vehicle

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Tour Guide

Entrance Fees

Entry/Admission - Gass Forest Museum

Entry/Admission - Insect Museum, TNAU

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Adult price applies to all travellers, maximum of 5 travellers per booking

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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