Mysuru to get India’s first sandalwood museum

Mysuru to get India’s first sandalwood museum

It is not just Mysore Pak and Yoga that have made Mysuru famous, but the wide array of sandalwood products that this city sells has also put it on the world map. Mysuru is already famous for its sandalwood oils, soaps, incense sticks, artefacts etc.

Now, for the patrons of sandalwood products, Karnataka Chief Minister, Yediyurappa will soon inaugurate India’s first Sandalwood Museum in Mysuru. The museum has been conceptualised to spread awareness about the history and cultivation of sandalwood products as well as behold their awe-inspiring variety in the display.

According to the reports, the museum will be inaugurated after November 25. News also has it that the sandalwood museum may also be shifted to the luxurious Mysuru Palace.

Mysuru to get India’s first sandalwood museum

However, for now, the sandalwood museum has been established by the Mysuru Forest division on its premises. The museum is a platform for discerning visitors to know about sandalwood classification, farming techniques and types of sandalwood. People will also be able to see posters with information about sandalwood growth and how it can help prevent diseases.

The museum is equipped with an auditorium, projector and seating arrangement for visitors to learn about sandalwood cultivation. Reportedly, audio information related to sandalwood shall also be given to the tourists.

Once this museum is launched, tourists in Mysuru will have one more point of interest to add in their itinerary.

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