Ceylon Tea Museum is a must-visit for any tea connoisseur travelling in Kandy. The Tea Museum is located just three kilometres south of the heart of Kandy City and is found within the Hantane Tea Factory, providing easy and convenient access to visitors. The museum comprises four different floors with each floor showcasing something different. Old tea machinery and similar items can be seen on the ground floor and the second floor while the first floor offers a large auditorium and library. The third floor offers mainly sales outlets where visitors will be able to purchase a wide range of tea types and flavours. The top floor offers a restaurant with spectacular views of the surrounding Kandy town in the distance. Visitors to the Tea Museum must also visit the beautiful museum gardens which offer a wide range of tea types.
Entrance tickets cost around Rs. 500/= for adults and Rs. 200/= for children.
Open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Around 1 hour
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The exhibits on the second and ground floors and the view from the top floor
Designated prayer facilities at Kandy Tea Museum will be unavailable for Muslims but Muslim travellers could visit some of the many mosques in Kandy during prayer times. Some of the most prominent mosques in Kandy include Mahayyawa Grand Mosque, Mawilmada Jummah Mosque, King Street Jumma Mosque and the Heerassagala Jummah Mosque.
Though a restaurant at the Kandy Tea Museum is available, Halal options might be limited and travellers may need to head to some of the restaurants in Kandy City. Finding Halal food in Kandy will be quite easy, with Kandy being home to several Halal restaurants. Prominent Halal restaurants around Kandy include Dinemore, Little Hut and Kandyan Muslim Hotel as well as popular fast food chains such as KFC in DaladaVeediya and Peradeniya Road.