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Ceylon Tea Museum

Hantana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 3 803204
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One of the best places for a trip!

I visited this place along with my friends when we were on holiday.It had the whole history as to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
via mobile
Did learn a thing or two

I did learn a thing or two at the tea museum, however, I found it overpriced for such a short tour... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Sunshine Coast
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Hantana, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 3 803204
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place along with my friends when we were on holiday.It had the whole history as to how the plantations started in the country and was well elaborated.A best choice for a tour around the country.

Thank Thamasha
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I did learn a thing or two at the tea museum, however, I found it overpriced for such a short tour that ended with a mediocre cup of tea.

Thank stassi7
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is probably as good as a free visit to a tea factory could be. It's interesting to see how they make all the different kinds of tea and how it's all sorted out. After the free tour they take you upstairs to the cafe...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

As previous reviewers have mentioned this is a great place to come if: - you want to learn more about the tea industry and history of tea in Sri Lanka - you want something to do to stay cool during the heat of Kandy I...More

Thank cubalibre10
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Located at Hantane, the 1925 vintage Ceylon Tea Museum is one of the important attractions of the hill country, Kandy in Sri Lanka. The Tea Museum is a building of four floors where from ground floor to second floor it’s all old machineries, library and...More

Thank masa k
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The museum is open for public from Tuesday to Sunday and is closed on Mondays. Opening hours are 8.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. You must enter the museum before 3.30 p.m. On Sundays and public holidays it will be closed at 3 p.m. I advise...More

1  Thank Titus D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a nice Tea Museum about Ceylon tea. Further they have good collection of tea processing machines antiques. However not having multimedia guide or guided tour is a huge vacuum. Multimedia guide or guided tour could have add lot of value to this well...More

1  Thank RanjanaPerera
Reviewed 10 October 2017 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 10 October 2017 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 22 September 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
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