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Teak Museum Nilambur Malappuram
The Teak museum is special of his internal aspects only ,as the very popular tree has naturally occurs there .This museum is situated 4km away from the Nilambur of the town of Malappuram , of the district of Kerala of South India.
This museum is compiled of two-storey building and the one more special characteristic of this museum is that it is the world’s first teak museum and it is look after by the Kerala forest research institute .It basically reveals the advantage and the value of teak tree.
The very famous teak museum is located of the Malappurram district of Kerala of South India and also 4km far from the Nilambur. Rather as , it is the pool of historical treasure and it is only can be found on India. The museum was constructed of the sub-centre of Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) of 1995. The natural and historical origin of teak has been arises and become knowledgeable from here only. The Teak plantation was begun of 1840s as the first oldest Teak tree (Tectona grandis) plantation was organized of the Nilambur of the matter to make a continues and quick supply of Teak to the Britishers.
This increadable origin of Teak tree makes the tourist to meet over the surroundings of museum and likewise the tourist attracts the museum as the flies over the flowers throughout the year. The life-span of this is of 55 years and the features and factors of this tree cannot compared due to this reason this tree makes a remarkable scene for the tourist to meet the special features of area.
Different Sections of Museum
The first base area of the museum is compiled of Kannimara Teak and the oldest teak tree Parambikulam wild-life sanctuary can be profound here. Malayattoor forest division is famous for the growing of the life-replica of the trunk of the largest known teak tree. The next portion of a huge and giant tree located of the plantation of the oldest teak tree of the Conolly’s Plot of Milambur which calls the tourist to take part of the daily activities so that they also enjoys the period and can become eco-friendly about the teak tree and the activities are undertaken from 160 years. The traditional view of this museum is a miniature vessel which is simply called as Uru and obviously make of Teak wood.
This teak museum has covered a area of 800-mt and among this the passer by while passing the tracks will meet to the huge amount of shrubs , tree , bamboo and more. Regarding this, the visitors can meet the various species of birds and reptiles too . Rather those element, 50 trees naturally occurs there and during that , 136 trees are countable of the endangered species. One more increadable fact is that the trees of Western Ghats can also be found there and for that no special plantation took place , they originate naturally . Moreover, around 58 species of bird collectively both migratory and residentory , has been captured of this area . Along wioth that medicinal plant graden has also been consisting of 150 species , this is also a remarkable collection of surrounding.
Another special, countable and remarkable feature of Teak museum is that ahead from the Teak tree , there is a collective collections of butterflies also , atleast 300 species of butterflies can be found here. Along with that there is an exclusive collection of Teak is of disorder which causes pests and insects and other basic disorder.
While the activities are held which is termed as ‘Thinning’ some special features and characteristics has been arises and came to know about the various facts like as the different qualities and sizes of Teak. And those Teak poles are also displayed of the museum along with the important required details and standard facts of the TEAK Poles. Along with the life replica and trunk of the Teak tree there is a exclusive scenes and collection of the flowers, bark, fruits and foliage of the tree which makes a attractive location and remarkable view of the sight, comparision to the previous facts of the Teak tree. As it is a house of historical treasure, one can meet to the large stump of 480 years old Teak tree which is brought from Nagarampara forest line of Kottayam sector.
As the different activities and plantation took place of the museum, one can find the various information description on the fruits, flowers and regeneration of Teak as well as the latest information about these species of trees are displayed of the ground floor of the museum. of respect of these facts, the various methods of plantation of Teak tree are also mentioned as how one can work on seed-grading, presowing treatment, vegetative propagation, preparation of Teak stumps and other and various stages rapidly, about these topic the charts are also displayed of a very significant way.
Along with this, the portraying tree felling operations, a set of attractive craft and paintings, a exclusive collection of photographs on the phonological activities of teak on differ weather and climate, different tools and samples of teak wood are also displayed on different sights of the museum of the world.
This museum gifted us a world-class library on teak and a special auditorium can also be found with an exclusive audio facilities of which the highly prepared exhibition can took place. Over that, the great factors on portraits and craft step out a milestones which gives a complete task of beginning of teak plantation as well as there is a laid foundation also occurs on the forestry of India like H.V.Conolly, Chathu Menon and T.F.Bourdilion offers a great prospective of marvelous era spanning a period of 150 years.
How to Reach
Teak museum is situated about 3 km far from the railway station of Nilambur as well as the nearest airport i.e.,Karipur International Airport is about 36 km from its district Malappuram.