Ping-Lin Tea Museum

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Coordinates: 24°56′04.0″N 121°42′45.0″E / 24.934444°N 121.712500°E / 24.934444; 121.712500

Tea plantation in Ping-Lin District.

The Ping-Lin Tea Museum (Chinese: 坪林茶業博物館; pinyin: Pínglín Cháyè Bówùguǎn),[1] also spelled Pinglin Tea Museum, is a museum located in the hills of Pinglin District, New Taipei, Taiwan. It is the world's largest museum dedicated to tea.[2][3]

Ping-Lin is renowned for producing Pouchong tea.[citation needed] The picking of the "spring tea" starts around the end of March.[2]

History[edit]

The museum was opened on 12 January 1997.

Opening time[edit]

The museum opens everyday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and 9.00 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends. It closes on the first Monday of each month.

Admission fee[edit]

The museum will reinstitute an entry fee starting on 2016/7/1. The fee is NT$ 80.

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