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Forest Research Institute

Published Date: 06-May-2024

Are you interested in plants, birds, animals and other areas of forestry? Then make sure you visit Dehradun’s Forest Research Institute. This popular institute in the field of forestry research was established in 1906 and is known for its eye-catching colonial and Greco-Roman styles of architecture. Although an educational institution, it is open to visitors as well. It houses 6 museums, displaying the research on different areas in forestry. Surrounded by natural beauty, the institute attracts many nature lovers and picnickers as well.

  • Location: Chakarata Road, Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
  • Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM; Monday to Friday (Closed on Saturday and Sunday)
  • Entry Fee: INR 10 per person
  • Ideal Duration: 2-3 hours
  • Trivia: The building of FRI was once listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest purely brick structure in the world

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