Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, Hong Kong

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Learn about the history of tea and its cultural significance at Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware, situated in the oldest colonial-style building in Hong Kong. Besides the fascinating architecture, the museum is home to various antique teapots, bowls, and trays, made out of porcelain or purple clay. View exhibits about the tea drinking ceremony, with explanations both in Chinese and English, and see the interactive displays showcasing the history of tea in China. Visit the cafe for some freshly brewed local tea, or purchase quality tea and accessories at the shop. Plan your visit to Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Hong Kong trip itinerary maker website .
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  • It may be me, because the reviews are so good - but because of the reviews, I went here during a very short stopover in HK, and I shouldn't have, as it was wasted time. Nice small Colonial house, not ...  more »
  • It is in the Hong Kong S.A.R.. You like tea in Museum's recommended here. You may learn the history, to conduct events on the second floor. It is a reasonably priced souvenir shop also. Enjoying tea in Yunnan's small size, ideal for souvenirs.
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  • Some great pieces on display in an equally impressive house. There is lots of history to this house. The first headquarters of the Commander of British forces in Hong Kong.  more »
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  • 館址原先是具170多年歷史的前英軍總司令官邸,於1984年改建為茶具文物館。 With the history of over 170 years, the Flagstaff House originally served as the office and residence of the Commander of the British Forces in Hong Kong. It was converted to the Museum of Tea Ware in 1984, with a new wing, the K.S. Lo Gallery, added in 1995. Alongside its exhibitions, the Museum holds regular demonstrations, tea gatherings and lecture programmes to promote ceramic art and Chinese tea drinking culture.      
  • very unique museum with delicate teaware! You could also bought a teapot for souvenir!
  • Nice Collection of old and modern teaware. Especially enjoyed the video on how teapots are handmade
  • The Flagstaff House, a Palladian styled house ehich was designed making reference to the banqueting hall in Greenwich of UK. They got original granite Doric column with column base there
  • Beautiful displays of historic teaware. Also interesting descriptions and videos of Chinese tea ceremonies.

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