Indian Veterinary Research Institute is a major tourist attraction of Mukteshwar. This organisation was formed in the year 1893, following the suggestion of the Cattle Plague Commission. It was established to fight against animal diseases, which were troubling the natives of the region at that time. It is one of the leading research centres of the country and conducts research in animal nutrition, bacteriology and genetics. Tourists can visit the library and the museum within the campus. They can also enjoy a stroll in the beautiful campus that reflects the British-style of architecture.