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Chatham Saw Mill

| Chatham Island, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India
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Old time Saw mill/

informative. be careful about mosquitoes . not much to see other than saw mill operations. worth a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SALIL1975
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Borivali, Maharashtra, India
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Very enriching experience.Very supportive staff guiding us through the museum and the workshop area.

Reviewed 6 days ago
dparamita098
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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| Chatham Island, Port Blair, South Andaman Island, India
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Reviewed yesterday

informative. be careful about mosquitoes . not much to see other than saw mill operations. worth a visit if you have spare time.

Thank SALIL1975
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very enriching experience.Very supportive staff guiding us through the museum and the workshop area.

Thank dparamita098
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chatham saw mill is built on a small island. Chatham has seen everything from Independence struggle to world wars and even Today the mill is operational. The mill was built by the first freedom movement prisoners. Some of the wooden pillars from that time still...More

Thank Dinkar P
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was my first time that i saw a saw mill that too near a beach. my stay was also at forest guest which is at the top of hill and view from that was unforgettable, on one side it was sea with freighters going...More

Thank Narender N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I has historical and geographical importance there not much to see other than museum. There Japanese bunker,a pond created by a bomb, and nice view of sea from the inside of saw mill. That's it. It will be finished with in 1hr max.

Thank vishnu D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, this is a very old saw mill established in the Andaman's during the British Raj. When you visit this, you feel you are in an altogether different world. You see all the processes carried out here to process the logs. Direction boards are quite...More

Thank rajani k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the oldest and perhaps the largest saw mill in Asia. Set up by the British, this mill has a great history. There is a bomb pit in the premises which was created by the bombings of Japanese army during the second world war....More

Thank Rimjhim B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Its an art gallery, display has a large collection of artefacts, saw mill functioning photos and details. The most important is that they sell artefacts made of pure teak wood. The price is also reasonable and cheapest in Andaman because its a Govt. establishment.

Thank Rakesh A
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This saw mill was established by the British. This is the largest saw mill not only in India but in the entire Asian continent. We visited it to watch out for the heritage it carried. It was a different experience to see the saw mill...More

Thank Rajani K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A old and Biggest Saw mill in India. Belive or not. The Complete Island is occupied with the Saw Mill.

Thank hemanth s
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Response from Satsmalloo | Reviewed this property |
There is a nominal entry fee of Rs 10 to enter the main premises. There is also a Forest Museum which is wirth a look. That has a separate entry ticket. Youmust also take time to hav a look at some off-cuts of Pedauk wood... More
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