Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Dehradun

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Country -

India

ISD/STD Code -

91-0135

Area Pincode -

248003

Local Time -

8:33 AM

Local Weather -

Current temprature- 28.56, Minimum - 17.45, Maximun - 29.54
overcast clouds with humidity 23% and Wind speed of 1.16 mph.

About this place -

 

Forest Research Institute

It was established in 1906 and is one of the oldest institutions of its kind. The Forest Research Institute is spread over 4.5 square kilometers, with the outer Himalayas nearby. The main building has Greco-Roman and Colonial styles of architecture. It has laboratories, a library, herbarium, arboreta, printing press and experimental field areas for conducting forestry research. Its museums, in addition to being a source of scientific information, are an attraction for tourists. There are six museums: Pathology Museum, Social Forestry Museum, Silviculture Museum, Timber Museum, Non-Wood Forest Products Museum, Entomology Museum.

The Institute is situated some 7 km. from the Clock Tower. The institute also houses the Botanical Museum and is a favored tourist destination.

The entry fee for the complex is Rs.25.

Type of spot: Architecture, Museum
Timings: 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Days opened: always
Time Required To Visit: 1-2 hours

How to Reach -

Airport(s): Jolly Grant Airport 30 km. from the city Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
email: apc_vidn@aai.aero
Train Route: Dehradun Railway Station Lakkhi Bagh, Govind Nagar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001
Roadways: Rajpur Road, Race Course, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Sahastrdhara Crossing Bus Stop Rajpur Road, Adhoiwala, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Mussoorie Bus Station near Railway Station, Gandhi Road, Lakkhi Bagh, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Volvo Bus Service NH72A Subhash Nagar, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001
Dehradun Bus Service Muslim Colony, Lakkhi Bagh, Duhradun, Uttarakhand, 248001

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