National Tea Museum, Hangzhou
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Escape the urban bustle and contemplate one of China's most soothing traditions at National Tea Museum. Together the halls and the grounds of the museum stretch over an area of 22,000 sq m (236,806 sq ft) surrounded by tea plantations. Learn about the history of tea through an exhibit dedicated specially to the development of its production and preparation, and enjoy the light show at the kaleidoscope exhibit. Visit the halls covering customs, friendship, and the science of tea to absorb the cultural impact this beverage has had on the world. Sample a cup and enjoy discovering the details of different tea ceremonies. Make National Tea Museum a part of your Hangzhou vacation plans using our Hangzhou trip builder.
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The National Tea Museum is a great place to visit in Hangzhou for many reasons - the most important of which is: It's free! It's not a very large museum but it does include English language resources ... read more »
Nat W Smith
Offers a comprehensive look into the role of tea in China and its journey throughout the dynasties. Hangzhou is famous for Long Jing/Dragon Well tea so of course there are fields of it at the museum. ... read more »
A wonderful museum in a great location. Thorough but doesn't go off topic. We got pulled for a free tea tasting as well!
Excellent museum about Chinese tea culture and history! In the restaurants nearby you can put your knowledge into practice!
Hui qing mmi
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