Forest Research Institute Museum, Dehradun

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Established as Imperial Forest Research Institute in 1906, Forest Research Institute (FRI) Dehradun, is a premier institution under the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE). Styled in Greeko Roman Architecture by C.G. Blomfield, the main building is a National Heritage which was inaugurated in 1929The Institute's history is vertually synonymous with the evolution and development of scientific forestry, not only in India, but over the entire Indian sub-continent. Set in a lush green estate spread over 450 hectares, with the outer Himalaya forming its back drop, the Institute's main building is an impressive edifice, marrying Greco-Roman and Colonial styles of architecture, with a plinth area of 2.5 equipped laboratories,library, herbarium, arboreta, printing press and experimental field areas for conducting forestry research, quite in keeping with the best of its kind anywhere in the world. Its museums, in addition to being a valuable source of scientific information, are a major attraction for tourists.
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  • Situated in a palatial building FRI offers a lot of information through its 5 museums. The architecture of the building is also worthy of appreciation. The sprawling lawns could have been better...  more »
  • Beautiful architecture and nice place to gain knowledge and know more about things related to forests and plants . Nominal entry ticket , huge lawn , beautiful building . A must visit place with...  more »
  • this place is best for information as well as nature lovers and those who want to see British era buildings  more »
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  • 5 star for place. A large building with his great history a gift from the Britishers to india. INR 40 Ticket for museum. And 10 rs. For entry fees in main gate. Parking fees extra if you have own vehicle and an I.D is must for entry. Without i.d they don't allow.
  • Forest Research Institute of India Popularly Known as FRI was established in 1906. This place is open for the visitors. Identity cards are Checked on entries. You have to pay extra if you are carrying a DSLR with you ( Just 50 Buck's) This place is a beauty it self, It has number of museums to visit. Best place to visit with friends & family. Its a must visit place
  • It was founded in 1878 as the British Imperial Forest School by Dietrich Brandis. In 1906, it was reestablished as the Imperial Forest Research Institute, under the #British #Imperial #Forestry #Service. The #Forest #Research #Institute #(FRI) वन अनुसन्धान संस्थान is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. It is located at Dehradun in Uttarakhand, and is one of the oldest institutions of its kind. In 1991, it was declared a deemed university by the University Grants Commission.[1]
  • "forest tourism in a limited place" not just the museum the whole architect is worth every penny. took a whole day to cover this institute. you really got to know that apart from modernisation afforestation is also important. one must plant in his/her life
  • Forest Research Institute is a institute in the field of forestry. This is the one of the best institute for Botanist. It is situated at Derhadun , Uttarakhand. FRI contains museum on forestry. It has pathology museum ,entomology museum,silviculture museum ,timber museum, social forestry museum, non wood forest product museum. It established as Imperial Forest Research Institute in 1906.
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