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National Tea Museum, Hangzhou

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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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  • I am a tea amateur and i really enjoyed to be there and learn a little bit more about it ! I really liked the wall of tea and here some photos !  more »
  • I've been to the tea museum twice in 6 months and I would return yet again. The museum is surrounded by beautiful gardens. The flow of the museum is chronological and has more information about tea th...  more »
  • The Tea Museum is situated in a natural site, the harvest of tea is currently ongoing and it was super to see the actual activity. The museum itself is most interesting and I experienced a tea tasting...  more »
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  • Clearly explained history surrounded by the the subject itself. A great little museum among the tea fields. Now we understand the role of tea in China and we are drinking Longjing tea at home in the UK...
  • gorgeous place. went there when no one was really there, so it was peaceful and quiet.
  • A wonderful museum in a great location. Thorough but doesn't go off topic. We got pulled for a free tea tasting as well!
  • Wonderful quiet peaceful place
  • Excellent museum about Chinese tea culture and history! In the restaurants nearby you can put your knowledge into practice!