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[Travel Guide] [Hongkong] Museum of Tea Ware [Copy link] 中文

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Add:Inside Hong Kong Park 香港公园内

Its Chinese name is 茶具文物馆. Specializing in the collection, study and display of tea ware, the branch museum at Flagstaff House features at its core the generous donations of Dr K.S. Lo (1910-1995), which include many fine examples of the famous Yixing teapots. Built in the 1840s, Flagstaff House originally served as the office and residence of the Commander of the British Forces in Hong Kong. It was converted to the Museum of Tea Ware in 1984, with a new wing, The K.S. Lo Gallery, added in 1995. Alongside its exhibitions, the Museum holds regular demonstrations, tea gatherings and lecture programmes to promote ceramic art and Chinese tea drinking culture. The Museum is free for entrance, located at Cotton Tree Drive, Central (inside Hong Kong Park).

Admission: Free

Opening Hours:

10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Closed on Tuesdays and the following public holidays:

Christmas Day and Boxing Day

New Year's Day and

the first three days of the Chinese New Year

How to get there:

MTR Exit C1 of Admiralty MTR Station

Bus 3B, 12, 12A, 23, 23B, 40, 103

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