teak museum

It is a small town located at a distance of 4km from Nilambur. Nilambur is blessed with beautiful thick green forest. It is famous for teak museum. It is regarded as the first of its kind in the world and the only one in India. It was established in 1995. It is home to the various historically important theks. It exhibits treasures of historical, aesthetic and scientific aspects of thek. The museum is two stored building. The ground floor exhibits a translite of Kannimara Teak. It is the world’s first teak museum and it is under the control of Kerala Forest Research Institute. The special attractions of museum are a couple of interesting paintings portraying tree felling operations, a collection of photographs of teak at different season, traditional harvesting tools and wood samples of different ages from different part of the world. If you love nature the Nilambur teak museum is an ideal place to spend your holidays.

Getting there:

By air: Karipur International airport Kozhikode is the nearest airport which is 35km from Malappuram

By rail: Nilmabur railway station about 3km from the museum

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