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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  • Great place has visit whether the explanation on the salt level salt has great place do, my parents had love y do.
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  • The guided tour is essential to discover all that this museum has to tell you. It is a part of the history of the city. Our guide was charming and very attentive to our questions. The tour was very interesting. The Museum meanwhile remains to flesh out. € 7,5 for the visit guided + Museum, the rate still correct.
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  • A brilliant guide. A small museum, but who is going to be facing growing battle. Good value for money. I recommend.
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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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