La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel, Salins-les-Bains

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Discover the secrets of salt mining that date back to the Middle Ages at the La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel museum. Learn how "white gold" (salt) was obtained by artificial evaporation of seawater, as opposed to salt marshes, and look at illustrations depicting the different techniques to draw and pump the water. Galleries with testimonies, audio commentaries, and a collection of historical objects are still housed in the original historical building. Use our Salins-les-Bains vacation generator to arrange your visit to La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel and other attractions in Salins-les-Bains.
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  • Advice: feel free to go on the guided tour, you will be thrilled! The guide explains clearly and playful history of Saline and you discover this site unique in its kind. What (pleasant) surprise to discover the underground Gallery and its vaults of the thirteenth century. The evacuation building rightly rehabilitated in salt Museum is also a pleasure to discover. We had a very good time.
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  • Very good guide, clear explanations and that plunge us in the time of the salt from the beginning to the end. It is interesting and informative, in short a nice visit
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  • Great guide, a true storyteller, one is immersed in the time of the salt from the beginning to the end. A lot of interaction with the visitors, it was exciting! Too bad that school history courses are not as well run.
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  • Visit very interesting, quite different from the Royal salt works. We plunge into the galleries, the tour is guided and exciting explanations. We discover the life of these miners.
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  • Nice place, the person who visits knows his subject very well and is very friendly.
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  • Very interesting. Price and accepts holiday vouchers
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  • A must see! And Yes an old place destraction of salt in the heart of the mountains, surprising, very interesting and a very nice place full of history.
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  • Friendly visit
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