Don’t miss this unique museum/cafe.
The Ginseng Museum Cafe by CheongKwanJang is located in the heart of Koreatown in Manhattan. It is an interesting look at the processing of ginseng tea.
Ginseng Museum Cafe by CheongKwanJang
315 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Open Sunday 12:00pm-6:00pm/Monday-Saturday 11:00am-7:00pm
My review on TripAdvisor:
The Ginseng Museum Cafe by CheongKwanJang is a combination small museum of the development of the ginseng root for tea and its history, part cafe for tea and part store. This small store front is packed with information on the history and processing of ginseng.
The Ginseng Museum Cafe at 315 Fifth Avenue
To the right of the store, is the video history of the company and how they process and produce their product which is very interesting. The conditions that the ginseng is processed under may have advanced over the years but not by much. There is still a lot of care that is used to make the tea. There is also a display on the extractions.
The museum section of the store describes the…
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