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We stopped by one afternoon while at Onondaga Lake Park. I will come back! I’m a history lover so... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Liverpool, New York
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Pleasantly surprised w the information, presentation, history right under our nose. Family from... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Liverpool, New York
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6790 Onondaga Lake Pkwy, Onondaga Lake Park, Liverpool, Salina, NY 13088-5067
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped by one afternoon while at Onondaga Lake Park. I will come back! I’m a history lover so this was right up my alley, but I must say the kids were entertained too. I plan to come back on a solo adventure one day...More

1  Thank garyrZ5086RA
Reviewed 20 September 2018

It hasn’t change mush since I was a child. You will see the two reasons Syracuse was developed their abundance of salt and the Barge and Erie Canal. As a child we swam in the salt ponds. SU mascot was named the Saltine Warrior and...More

Thank Earl S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Pleasantly surprised w the information, presentation, history right under our nose. Family from Alabama loved every minute. It was a hot day and a little uncomfortable...not that common...so i’m sure most days are comfortable.

Thank weis52016
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great little museum to learn about Syracuse's salt history. Doesn't take long to have a look around but it's interesting but a little run down. Still a good stop if you're in the area.

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Something I’m not sure many think to visit but it’s part of our Syracuse history and amazing to see what it was like in this area years ago check it out

Thank ingerlise59
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

It’s a museum about salt,enough said. Go outside and enjoy the giant park that the museum is in. I went here when I was in middle school as as an adult and nothing has changed.

Thank rfsalomone
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Salt production played a huge role in establishing Syracuse (once known as the Salt City) and nearby Liverpool. This small museum tells the story of the salt production via evaporation from the nearby salt spring. It is a very thorough look at the impact that...More

2  Thank Terri O
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Before booking our trip to Syracuse we had no idea of the history of salt in that region. The museum covered the impact it had on the area. So cool that the agreement for the reservation to be made into a public park for all...More

Thank smdshaazam
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a small, free museum at the front of Onondaga Lake Park. It's cool and damp inside, there are a few exhibits of what was once a thriving 'salt industry' back in the 1800's. Onondaga Lake was fresh water, but there were salt springs...More

1  Thank Sally B
Reviewed 18 February 2018

this is where New York Salt potatoes were invented by the irish. Also the reason Syracuse is known as the salt city. We'll worth the visit

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