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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  • The tea museum won’t be for everyone and is a small, niche museum. It’s housed inside the lovely old, colonial Flagstaff House (1846), a very stately white house, which is the oldest colonial...  more »
  • Before you head here, check the website because it has been closed during the current co-vid 19 pandemic. Unfortunately, we didn't find this out until we walked through Hong Kong Park and arrived at.....  more »
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  • Interesting tea pot and tea cup exhibits. Also explains in nice detail the traditional way to make tea. Nearby tea shop also serves tea (no tea ceremony) and vegetarian snacks.
  • Pretty neat little museum. Having lived in Ceylon and experienced a lot of black tea, it was neat to learn more about the Chinese flavor of green tea and its history. Worth a visit if you’re nearby.

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