China National Tea Museum

China National Tea Museum is the only national museum that regards tea and tea culture as a subject. It is located in the hometown of Dragon Well Tea - Hangzhou. It was open to the public in 1991. It covers an area of 4.7 hectares. It is a modern museum that includes a lot of parts, such as cultural revelation, science publicity, science research, academic communication, tea tasting, leisure, etc. The National Tea Museum is the exhibition center of Chinese tea culture; it is a professional place to collect tea cultural relics and tea materials. It is an important base to go on with tea research and tea culture activities. The most important one is that the China National Tea Museum is the cradle to spread Chinese tea art and culture to the world.

China National Tea MuseumChina National Tea Museum

There are many buildings in this museum. The No.1 building is the exhibition building, which includes five exhibition halls. The tea history hall introduces the development history of tea production and tea culture. The tea essence hall exhibits samples of famous tea at home and abroad. The tea set hall introduces the change and development of the tea sets in different stages. The tea affair hall introduces scientific knowledge about how to plant, make, and taste tea. The tea custom hall exhibits the ways to taste tea and etiquette in Yunnan, Sichuan, Tibet, Guangdong, and in Ming and Qing periods. All of the exhibition halls show the colorful tea culture in China.

The No.2 building is used to welcome foreign guests and go on with academic communication. In the No.3 building, there are six tea houses of different styles. Visitors may taste all kinds of tea here. And in the No.4 building, visitors may enjoy the tea art performance at all times and all over the world. All the architectures in the museum have features of Jiangnan landscape gardens. Mazes and rockeries set off the surrounding tea gardens. Visitors must be absorbed in the atmosphere of amazing tea culture.

Going into the tea museum, the first surprise it gives you is fencelessness. Only the obstructed places are full of plants. It is an ecotype and fenceless museum - "tea is among the museum, and the museum is among the tea."

The double-fragrance path in the museum attracts everyone's attention. There are full varieties of calligraphy about tea written by famous men in history. The fragrance of Chinese ink and tea makes people inebriated. At the same time, the water system that traverses the museum is also grand. It hints that water is the mother of the tea.

The tea culture exhibition is the essence of the tea museum. And of the tea culture exhibition, the tea custom in different places is the most attractive. The vivid scenes describe the daily life of people of different nations who love tea. Visitors may make tea by themselves. The Honored tea artist, Lu Yu's sculpture is made of bronze. It is 2.5 meters tall. With a tea bowl in his left hand and a tea book in his right hand, it shows a vivid expression.

The China National Tea Museum is the best place to understand the tea culture. The taste is just like the tea, dense and long. Do not miss the amazing museum! Contact us for a visit to it.

Another museum in Hangzhou that is worth a look is the Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the only national-grade professional Chinese Medicines Museum.

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