Located on the outskirts of Port Blair, Forest Museum is a famous attraction for its wide collection related to forest and the assortment of trees. This prominent museum is a must visit place in Port Blair and it is managed by the forest department of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The major attractions that are set on display in this museum include the artefacts that are made from timber, gurjan, oak, satin wood and paduak. These displayed artefacts reflect the rich and dense flora found in the islands. The forest department also carries out researches and the outcomes of these research activities can be clearly seen in this museum. To add flavour for the tourists, the museum also incorporates a mini zoo and a small zoological garden inside the building.
The Forest Museum is located inside the Chatham Saw Mill Complex. This attraction is at a distance of about 10 kilometres from central Port Blair.
In Forest Museum you can sightsee the major attractions that are display like the artefacts that are made from timber, gurjan, oak, satin wood and paduak. You can also stroll around the museum and see the spell binding sight of the blue ocean and cool breeze.
Morning - The timings of the museum are from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Evening - The timings of the museum are from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm.
The Forest Museum is closed on Sundays.
Best time to visit is throughout the year, however, the best season and months to sightsee and get the best of the attraction is from November to February.