Steeped in Time: Tea and Traditions

Event Description

This exhibit by the Museum of the Albemarle highlights the centuries old history of one of the world’s favorite beverages. Across the globe, tea is consumed second only to water. Hot, cold, sweet or unsweet, this drink has helped shaped modern society and continues to grow in popularity.
Visitors will learn how tea is grown and manufactured; how it is shipped; how it is prepared; what items have been used over the centuries to prepare and drink it; and about the many customs centered on this all-important drink. Admission is free and open to the public, October 3-31, 9am-5pm, Historic Sites’ Visitor’s Center, 108 N. Broad Street.