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“History of early salt production”
Review of Museo delle Saline

Museo delle Saline
Ranked #2 of 113 things to do in Trapani
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This small museum in the middle of the salt beds is very interesting to visit. It show how the salt is retrieved using a very old method which is a dying art. They use old windmills which are still standing and used today. They have a small gift shop where they sell the salt for taking home a little sample! Be sure to watch the short video for the history of the production!

Thank duayna p
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"nice restaurant"
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"interesting place"
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I just wanted to buy some salt to take home for curing salumi, but came away with much more! The tour was wonderful with a very detailed story and history of the operation. We learned so much about how the sea salt is made, the equipment, and the people who work the salt. We learned about the salt, why this place is ideal for making salt, and what makes Trapani salt special. We loved it! We did buy some salt, too!

1  Thank Freebeer12
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

If you have not seen how sea salt is farmed or mined, this is a great place to visit. While the museum is small, it is chuck full of interesting facts and history of this process.

Thank gary b
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Our group was on the west coast of Sicily and stopped for a meal and to see the salt Museum. The meal was good and after you finish you can walk outside and enjoy the interesting location. After the meal we went in the Salt Museum and heard how Salt has been harvested in that location for thousands of years. It was an interesting Stop.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife and I decided to go and visit the salt pans and museum and were greatly surprised by the experience. The owner of the Salt works/museum brought the history of the salt pans to life with his humour and information. he graphically described the back breaking work that went on in the past and the changes in production methods from the times of the Phoenicians up to the present day. As well as the museum there is also an excellent restaurant on site as well.
A walk around the salt pans is not to be missed as the area is full of bird life such as flamingoes, egrets and herons just to name a few.
You should look at spending 2 to 3 hours at this establishment or more than 3 hours if you decide to take a meal here.

3  Thank Robin10551
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