Located in the Idukki district of southwestern Indian state of Kerala, the hill station Munnar is well- known for its tea Estates. The chief producer of packaged tea in India, ‘Tata Tea’ inaugurated the Tea Museum at Munnar. The Museum is placed at Nallathanni Estate of Tata Tea in Munnar and includes photographs and tea machines which describe the participation and contribution of leaders to this industry. The tea machines reserved here exhibit the tea processing steps. Tourists here are welcomed by, a sundial positioned on a granite block made by Art Industrial school in 1913.
Museum in addition contains a good collection of human inventions like that of ‘Pelton Wheel’ (used in power generation plants, 1920s), ‘Tea Roller’ (1905) and a ‘Rail Engine Wheel’. Tourists and Tea lovers visiting this Museum must taste the Tea offered in demonstration room. A segment of Museum also includes typewriters, classic bungalow furniture, wooden bathtub, magneto phone, iron oven and manual calculators. Museum is closed on Monday and Friday and the visiting hours are from 9:00am to 4:00pm.The nearest airport to this place is Cochin International Airport, 72km away and the nearest railway station is Aluva 112km.