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Ceylon Tea Museum

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Address: Hantana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 81 3 803204
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Very interesting.

Really enjoyed it here, good info provided Nice to see all this old machines and methods, and after the tour a nice cup of tea. Pathway to Tea museum needs to be renewed.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Male, Asia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed it here, good info provided Nice to see all this old machines and methods, and after the tour a nice cup of tea. Pathway to Tea museum needs to be renewed.

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Streaky Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a brief but interesting tour followed by the big sell in the tea shop. The tea is hugely, hugely overpriced but the little tour was informative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Ceylon Tea Museum offers a lot of information about the history of teaproduction in Sri Lanka and about manufactoring. The building is on top of a hill not far from the citycenter of Kandy. It offers a stunning view above at this place. The building is an old factory and you can see the original machines there. You will... More 

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Penistone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited a tea plantation south of Kandy, but were pleased that we'd visited here (Ceylon Tea Museum) first. It was informative and our guide (provided by the venue) was helpful. Nice free cuppa at the end of the trip, too.

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Brunswick Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several tea factories in and around Kandy, however the tea museum is more than a factory. It follows the introduction of tea to Sri Lanka, the history of its production, giants in the tea industry who have influenced the name of Ceylon tea. After the tour, you get to have a nice cuppa too.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum gives you a really good history and background to how tea came to Sri Lanka. As well as housing the machines that they used to use to process the tea. Interesting visit. We were the only ones there when we went which made for more of a private tour.

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ceylon Tea Museum is one of it kind and is a must visit in kandy, it gives the history of tea and also about the different type of tea in the region

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice beautifully restored machines, clean and personal tour guide provided, tea and tea paraphernalia for sale.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an hour or so visiting the Museum and found it really interesting, BUT .... our Guide (who was very sweet) whisked us through the tea process and surprise surprise ended up in the shop!! We actually then went back through the museum and found some lovely facts, artefacts and memorabilia. What was lacking was a tea bush, real... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and a friend visited on a Sunday morning-it was quiet with only a handful of other visitors. It closes on Sundays at 3pm. The guide was warm and friendly but we felt that the site could do a lot more to improve the experience by showing machinery actually working with tea leaves being sifted, dried and roasted etc in... More 

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