The Lockhart Tea Museum is placed in Munnar, which was at first constructed in 1936. It is situated 9 km from Munnar on the Thekkady Road. The museum turned into opened to the general public on 22 January 2014. The museum is part of the Lockhart Estate, that is one of the earliest tea plantations in High Range, set up with the aid of Baron John Von Rosenberg and his son, Baron George Otto Von Rosenberg in 1879. Initially they planted cinchona then espresso and afterwards tea. The constructing, which houses the museum, become built in 1936.
The Lockhart Tea manufacturing facility produces approximately 20 million kilograms of tea annually and is owned via Harrison Malayalam Limited, one of South India’s largest tea cultivators. The factory permits public visits all through ordinary running hours, permitting visitors the possibility to have a look at the diverse levels of tea processing. The museum homes images and equipment that become utilized in earlier days of tea manufacturing. The factory and museum are positioned on the slopes of Chokarmudy, one in all South India's highest peaks, from which the complete valley of Lockhart can be seen.