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Ceylon Tea Museum

Hantana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 3 803204
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The Ceylon Tea Museum

is located in an old tea factory in Kany, on the outskirts of Kandy. The entrance fee includes a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Subash C
via mobile
Worth a visit

The museum very quiet when visited (there were more staff present than visitors). We found the tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pete F
York, United Kingdom
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Hantana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 3 803204
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

is located in an old tea factory in Kany, on the outskirts of Kandy. The entrance fee includes a guided tour of the building, introducing both the machinery of the 19th century and the process of making tea. The optional tour is quite informative.The building...More

Thank Subash C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum very quiet when visited (there were more staff present than visitors). We found the tour interesting and enjoyed learning about the history of tea. You get s free cup of tea included and there are several stores selling tea which makes ideal souveniers

Thank Pete F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Tea Museum based on reviews on TA and th expectations were not very high. To our pleasant surprise, it turned out to be a good visit. The guide was very knowledgeable and patient. She explained various steps involved in tea making....More

Thank vinay k
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Must to visit this place, where you can learn how tea was made and see the varieties of tea with a cup of tea for free.

Thank RegieZamora
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Based in the hills above Kandy, the Ceylon Tea Museum is a short tuk tuk journey away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. The museum is based in a former tea factory but it retains all the equipment used in early tea...More

Thank michaeldix0n
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a good trip to take if you have a spare hour or two whilst in Kandy. The museum is about 20 -30 mins in a tuk tuk from Kandy city centre (depending on the traffic getting out of Kandy!) And the free guided...More

Thank Billie P
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a gem of a museum, hidden away outside Kandy. It features very personalized tours including a nice cup of tea through an original old tea factory. The guided tour is included in the ticket price and is very friendly and informative. The gift...More

Thank Markus D
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The Ceylon Tea Museum is a place that anyone can learn about the history of Ceylon Tea and the varieties of Tea that are present. I have been visiting this museum over five times and each time I want to visit more and more. During...More

1  Thank Rookie T
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Old buildings with tea experience-Some old machines are displayed,we enjoyed this visit,You can study about Ceylon tea there.Dont miss it.

Thank thilina d
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A nice educating museum located in an old tea factory just few km out of Kandy. We received an English tour, which was very interesting. Entrance fee was reasonable and the staff was very friendly. Gave us a lot of information and interesting details about...More

Thank Raz_Tal
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12 April 2017|
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Response from salemnobody | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have the same answer as above. News to me. Try going to a tea plantation/processing centre. There is one in Haputale, man.
20 March 2016|
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Response from Love_Alam | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely You'll Love It...!
20 March 2016|
Response from bedenimal |
I've been there a few years ago with my family and 3 relative local families and got more information on Sri Lanka Tea. As a Scout Leader I am accompanying my Scout friends from Norway for the first time. I hope positively... More