National Tea Museum Tours

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The National Tea Museum is the only tea-themed museum in China. It was opened in 1991 and is located in Westlake Village in Shuangfeng, Hangzhou. The museum is surrounded by clusters of tea farms and features various exhibition halls that depict the history and development of tea over thousands of years.

The museum's Evolution Hall showcases the production process of Chinese tea, as well as a variety of imported types. As the name suggests, the Teaware Hall traces the evolution of Chinese teaware, as well as concentrating on the planting, production, and tasting of tea. The Tea Customs Hall is devoted to the impact that tea has had on the lives of various minority groups in China throughout its long history, while the Kaleidoscope Hall features hundreds of different kinds of tea, including the six classic types in China.

Practical Info

To reach the National Tea Museum, take tourist bus Y3 or K27 and alight at Shuangfeng Station. Audio tours are available at the museum entrance.
Location
Address: 88 Longjing Lu, Hangzhou, Xihu District 310000, China
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Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 8:30am-4:30pm / Closed on Mondays
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Private Tour: Classic Hangzhou and Tea Culture Day Trip

Enjoy a private tour that showcases the fine tea of Hangzhou along with top attractions in the area. Start with a boat cruise on West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then travel to Lingyin Temple, known for impressive Buddha statues, and see the caves of Flying Peak, which also has hundreds of statues. After lunch, discover one of the region’s most famous teas, dragowell tea, also known as longjing tea. Visit the China National Tea Museum and Meijiawu Tea Village to learn about the renowned tea’s production.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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US$289,00
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Hangzhou Day Trip from Shanghai

Discover the delights of Hangzhou on a day trip from Shanghai, including lunch. Depart Shanghai by air-conditioned coach, and travel to the city Marco Polo called the ‘the noblest in the world.’ Once a terminus on China’s Grand Canal, Hangzhou drew artists and poets from the 9th century on for its West Lake, a vision of calm waters, pavilions and islands. Learn Hangzhou’s history from your guide as you enjoy a lake cruise, visit a garden and green tea plantation; and admire the ancient Six Harmonies Pagoda and more.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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US$170,00
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Private Tour: Hangzhou Tea Culture Day Tour

Just south of Hangzhou’s famous West Lake, Longjing village produces dragonwell tea, one of the finest green teas in China. Enjoy a 6-hour tour that takes you to Longjing where you learn all about this celebrated tea. Your knowledgeable guide takes you to see the China National Tea Museum, Eighteen Imperial Tea Bushes, Meijiawu Tea Village and Hupao Spring, each place revealing another aspect of this fine tea. You’ll also cruise on UNESCO World Heritage-listed West Lake, and purchase lunch at a restaurant run by tea farmers.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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US$62,40
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Private Full-Day Tea Culture Tour in Hangzhou from Shanghai

Located outside Hangzhou near West Lake, Longjing village produces one of China’s most venerated green teas, dragonwell tea. On this private 6-hour tour, become informed about this fine tea while traveling with your own expert guide. Relax during a cruise on UNESCO World Heritage-listed West Lake, then learn about different aspects of dragonwell tea when visiting Eighteen Imperial Tea Bushes, China National Tea Museum, Meijiawu Tea Village and Hupao Spring. Enjoy a lunch stop at a restaurant run by tea farmers and comfortable transportation by private vehicle.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Three Days Memorable Hangzhou Family & Kids Tour

Travelling to Hangzhou with family and kids? Here are things to do that you should not miss out to plan a perfect family vacation to Hangzhou. This private Hangzhou three days tour is carefully designed for those who travel with family & kids, including the main highlgihts of Hangzhou and enough fun activities and attractions for kids, will make your family trip a memorable one! 
  • Duration: 3 days
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US$152,00
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  • Duration: 3 days
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