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Good for a brief history

Being a big coffee drinker, didn't know much about tea and it's different processes, so this museum... read more

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Good value

660 LKR entry included a guided tour of 75% of the museum, a cup of freshly brewed tea, 10% off at... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Emma R
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Reviewed yesterday

Bit of a dated place with a slight musky smell but still worth a visit. You get a walk through tour with a very informative guide and a cup of tea at the end. Learnt lots and really enjoyed the short visit here

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Being a big coffee drinker, didn't know much about tea and it's different processes, so this museum to me was quite fascinating. Our guide was very detailed in her presentation of all the different steps taken for tea to become drinkable as we know it....More

Thank sidbaker1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place provides good history of tea cultivation in Sri Lanka. But its an old tea factory, dusty place, not maintained well. The staff gives a guided tour which practicals runs through the museum. They serve a cup of tea at the end but didn't...More

Thank harshanipj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery, interesting museum,followed by a great cup of tea . Would recommend a visit. Lots of tea plantations to visit in the area'all WIth breathtaking scenery.

Thank amandalmhunter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is for hardcore tea lovers or people who just want to go for the sake of it. Inside there's a horrible tea smell which can cause a suffocating feeling, especially to people with breathing issues. Skip it if you can. Nothing here for...More

Thank slackira
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is just a small museum which is a bit interesting but probably not worth the money if I was honest. We were hoping for working tea factories, however as the closest ones were quite far from Kandy, we had to resort to the Ceylon...More

Thank Ketan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance fee is 800 roepies per person but worth it. Access is possible via Tuktuk from Kandy. We started the descent by foot and jumped on a bus to take us back to Kandy for 20 roepies per person. We had an excellent explanation as...More

Thank wesleyv586
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

660 LKR entry included a guided tour of 75% of the museum, a cup of freshly brewed tea, 10% off at the shop and tea tasting. Was a beautiful building inside with well maintained machinery from old factories. Our guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank Emma R
Reviewed July 25, 2018

its like a normal tea factory., where is see the tea making process starting from plucking the leaves from plants to making it edible etc. you also get to buy Tea from the shop-- where you get a varied range of teas available. they also...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Interesting, informative and well presented tour. Well worth a visit and good value for money. AAA+++

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Carol S
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Response from marijansesvete | Reviewed this property |
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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.
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