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. Put La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel at the forefront of your travel plans using our Salins-les-Bains journey maker app.
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  • Really interesting, museum and vistto the salt cellars underneath salines les Bain. Very informative. Enthusiastic guide highly recommended  more »
  • What an interesting and informative visit and we learned so much about that simple condiment we take for granted. Don’t bother with just the museum visit, go for the guided tour - there’s an English.....  more »
  • This is a place that I hadn't realised had existed. It turned out to be a great experience. The guide spoke slowly and clearly and, although, she didn't speak English, it was easy to understand...  more »
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  • Very good family style of food , pizza crepes and waffle , very good quality at little price
  • I had guided visit, quite interesting
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  • Interesting museum with functioning equipment

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