CHATHAM SAW MILL
Destination: Chatham Saw Mill
Distance from Airport: Approximated – 6 KM.
Located at: Near Chatham Harbour, Port Blair – Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Transportation Options: By Vehicle
Museum Timings: 09:00 AM to 01.00 PM
Closed on: Sunday
Ticket Price: 20/-
Major Attraction: Oldest saw mills / Forest Museum
The Chatham saw mill is one of the oldest saw mills in Asia. It is built on a tiny island and connected to Port Blair by a bridge. It is a store house of timber varieties like, Padauk, Gurjan, Marble, Satin wood etc. The Chatham Island has the second largest wharf of these islands where island-mainland ships can berth. Within the saw mill compound is a museum showcasing the various timber wealth of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The museum offers an insight in to forest activities through scale models and display decorative pieces made of Padauk, Marble, Gurjan, Satin wood etc. Closed on Sundays and Industrial Holidays. Forest Museum (Chatham) timings: 10.00 AM to 2.00 PM.