The Teak museum is located about 4 km from the town of Nilambur, on the Nilambur-Gudallur route. The museum is also popular for being the world's first teak museum where visitors can get all possible information related to teak trees. This museum was established by the Kerala Forest Research Institute, in coordination with the Kerala Forest Department. Information related to different aspects of the teak tree, including cultural, historic, aesthetic and scientific information, are available in the museum. The museum consists of paintings of some of the oldest teak trees in the region; and the entrance door of the museum is also made of teak wood. The oldest teak tree in the region, is named as Kannimara. One of the most important features of the museum is the root system of a mature teak tree, which is also very popular among visitors. Visitors will also find small replicas and miniatures of ships and small boats, made of wood. Within the museums, logs of 116 year old trees are also kept in proper condition. The Teak Museum also consists of a library where literature related to teak wood is available.
State Highway 28, Nilambur, Kerala 679330, India