Forest Research Institute (FRI) in Dehradun is a premier research institute situated on the Kaulagarh Road. The institute was founded in 1906 and covers a large area of about 450 hectares. This institute is famous for its impressive building, which represents a wonderful amalgamation of the Greco-Roman and the Colonial style of architecture.
There are six museums related to forestry in the premises of the building. These museums display exhibits of a variety of non-wood forest products, timber, silviculture, social forestry, pathology and entomology. Besides the museums, the place also has a beautiful botanical garden.
This garden is quite popular among the visitors. In addition, the Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy is also situated here.