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Entry Fee : INR 20 per ticket

Timings : 8 AM - 12 PM
3 PM - 5 PM
Sundays closed

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Forest Museum, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Overview

Located near the outskirts of Port Blair, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases the forestry industry and the timber wealth of the islands. The museum is located within the Chatam Saw Mill complex and is around 10 km away from central Port Blair. The exhibits here include various artefacts and sculptures made from the wood from the islands. Various endemic and rare plant species found in the islands are also on showcase here.

The Forest Museum is widely known for its scale models and its assorted display of artefacts and decorative pieces made out of timber, oak, satinwood, gurjan, paduak and peauma. This diverse collection reflects the rich diversity of flora and fauna seen in the forests of the union territory. The museum is also home to its very own mini zoo and zoological garden, housing many species of birds, animals and endangered plants.

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How to Reach the Forest Museum

The Forest Museum is located within the Chatham Saw Mill compound, about 10 kilometres away from central Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. One can take a bus or taxi to reach the museum.

Tips for travellers

  • If you plan to pay a visit to the museum, be sure to call in advance to make sure it is open on that day.
  • For those who wish to capture their memories, feel free to bring along a camera with you.

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