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Your invitation to an old New England tradition

Whether you like it hot or cold, as tea-for-two or by the potful, our latest program will appeal to tea lovers of all ages. Join us for “Tea Time, Any Time: All About Tea,” in the History Workshop!

Celebrating the history and tradition of tea in America

•    Learn about the many legends surrounding tea’s “discovery” in ancient China to its place in Colonial America and the famous Boston Tea Party.
•    Sample some of early New England’s favorite varieties, including black tea, green tea, and herbal tea.
•    See our indoor tea plant (Camellia sinensis), then visit our garden to pick mint and lemon balm, popular herbs for tea.
•    Make your own tea bag to take with you, from our black and herbal tea supplies.
•    Practice proper tea etiquette, and learn about some traditional foods served at tea time.
•    Don’t miss our world-famous ceramics collection, including beautiful teapots, teacups and saucers in the Flynt Center of Early New England Life.


Join us for Tea Time in the History Workshop

Daily-August 26, noon-4:30 p.m. 

“Tea Time, Any Time: All About Tea” is included with general admission. Drop in any time between noon and 4:30 p.m. now through August 26th.


Historic Deerfield Hours: Open daily 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Tickets may be purchased at the Visitor Center at Hall Tavern, or at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life. General Admission includes house tours, walking tours, access to collections and any special programs scheduled during your visit.