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Museo delle Saline

Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 320 657 5455
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worth the trip.

we went here mostly so i could get some real sea salt. we spent some time actually watching them... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scubaman628
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Dania Beach, Florida
An Interesting Hour

The interior of the museum tells the story of sae salt production and includes the machinery which... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Peter B
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“sea salt” (17 reviews)
“small museum” (16 reviews)
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Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we went here mostly so i could get some real sea salt. we spent some time actually watching them harvest the salt as we were there at the right time of the year. it is pretty amazing how the entire process plays out and best...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The interior of the museum tells the story of sae salt production and includes the machinery which has been employed. On the roof one gets a fine view of the salt pans and the windmill. We would have liked to have been able to buy...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the saline site in Trapani. We cycled out the short distance from the town. Not the prettiest of cycles, with lots of rubbish passed on the way to the saline site. The saline site is very rustic with JCBs working the salts. The...More

1  Thank Tony O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a trip on the small train out to the salt museum, the little train was lovely and cool as it was very warm evening. However there was no guide and the driver didn't speak to us he stopped along the way for photos...More

Thank coragallagher
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Truly enjoyed the experience of visiting the salt flats and museum. Informative and took many pictures. Nature's best, how salt is processed and harvested. The museum is small but informative and has the history of how they used to do it back in the day....More

Thank Paola I
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area and got some time on your hands visit this place as it is pretty unique. But nothing too special.

Thank RitaSherkat
Reviewed 22 July 2017

As we were in Trapani, we thought that a visit to the Salt flats would be worth while, the only trouble was finding them, as they are not well signposted, but an accidental turn down a small lane took us to where we wanted to...More

Thank bbflyer
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

So if you're in Trapani for a few days and have already explored the old town, you're probably looking for something else to do. A trip to the Salt Museum is certainly worth an hour. I have two teenagers who are rather harsh critics of...More

1  Thank UrsaMinorDwarf
Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you are in the area, it's worth a 10 minute stop, but I definitely wouldn't go out of my way to visit this place. It's like most things nowaday's in Sicily, if they can make a dollar out of the tourists, they will and...More

Thank Mic E
Reviewed 8 July 2017

If you are staying in or going through Trapani this is worth a visit. The young lady who sold us our cheap entrance tickets to the museum then showed us around. She was very knowledgeable, perfect English as out Italian is lacking, keen and a...More

Thank Rob R
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Madeze
27 August 2017|
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Response from PDA68 | Reviewed this property |
Salt production is year round, harvest normally august, we we're there in april and it was lovely, saw some activity, salt, the stay in all for 1 night is enough if you don't plan to ride a bike for a day
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Mariella G
4 May 2017|
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Response from PDA68 | Reviewed this property |
no, I don't think public transport is coming there. Taxi"s are not that common in Sicily, rent a car. It is the best way to visit Sicily
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Carla F
21 March 2017|
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Response from casseroleking | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carla F, As far as I know, it is open everyday, especially now that it has finished renovations and the busy season approaching. It is quite famous so I'm confident that it will be open. "Even" if it is closed, you can... More
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