Shembaganur Museum in Kodaikanal

Shembaganur Museum Overview

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An interesting place to visit- Shembaganur Museum of Natural History is located favourably on Law's Ghat Road, approximately 6 km from Kodaikanal's bus stand. Established in the year 1895, this museum is affiliated with Loyola College in Chennai.

Here, you can find some of the unique artefacts that belonged to the ancient Palaiyar tribes, the descendants of which still reside in the hills. The main highlight of the museum is its incredible taxidermy collection that includes over 500 species of animals, birds and insects.

In addition to these, there is a huge living collection of more than 300 species of exotic orchids.

  • Opening Closing Time 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    03:00 pm – 05:00 pm
    Open all days, except Tuesday

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Law's Ghat Road, Shenbaganur, Dindigul, 624101, Tamil Nadu