Forest Museum in Andaman is located within the premises of the Chatham Saw Mill. An unusual amalgamation of the art and adventure prevails at the museum. Marvel at the artefacts made up of gurjan, timber, satin wood, oak and padauk. Beautiful photographs depict the work of Department of Environment and Forests and of historical importance.
The Forest Museum, one of the famous tourist spots in Andaman offers a memorable experience. Marvel at the intricately carved products with fine polishing, designing and showcasing skilled craftsmanship. The museum has also gained popularity for the wood work that is exhibited. A few of the endangered plants draws a huge number of visitors every year.
Getting insights about a place through the skills and eyes of its craftsman is the best thing to do in Andaman. A Zoological Garden and a Mini Zoo makes the trip to this place even more entertaining. Spot various birds and animals found only in the Andaman Forest, dwelling in the Zoo. Visit the Forest Museum and don’t forget to buy souvenirs from here to cherish the time you spent while enjoying holidays in Andaman.
Timings of the Forest Museum
Except for Sunday, the Forest Museum in Andaman remains open on all other days. However, the timings of the forest Museum are as follows:
- Morning – 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
- Evening – 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Tips to remember while visiting the Forest Museum
- Wear full sleeves clothes
- Reach the museum on time
- Don’t forget to carry the camera along with you
- Carry a bottle of water
Nearby Attractions to the Forest Museum
- Kalapani Museum
- Anthropological Museum
- Science Centre
- Long Island
- Jogger’s Park