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Museo delle Saline

Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
+39 320 657 5455
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Interesting to see, but not that big a deal

If you are in the area, it's worth a 10 minute stop, but I definitely wouldn't go out of my way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mic E
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Brisbane, Australia
Small but interesting

If you are staying in or going through Trapani this is worth a visit. The young lady who sold us... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob R
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Marlborough
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“small museum” (16 reviews)
“sea salt” (16 reviews)
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Via Chiusa | Paceco, 91027, Trapani, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our teenage daughter for a visit. Didn't expect too much. We were surprised though. The woman who gave us the English tour of the museum was very sweet and thorough in her explanation. It was very much worth the small fee we...More

Thank audreymicish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap and interesting. They give you an english tour but the explanation of how the processing of salt works was not 100% clear. Still interesting to see but bring water if ur biking as the restaurant is closed and there's nothing to buy. Would be...More

Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice experience very big open space, where you can see also birds and a windmill,and thersalso a guide

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to visit the saline and outside trapani. They also sell Salt, for those who are interested! Museo charges you 3€.

Thank TSF15
Reviewed 11 June 2017

It s still a working saltpan, but to hear the history of hard work, low wages and exhaustion from slaving in the sun makes you glad that its now mechanised. Very interesting . Good views of birds, boats, wildfowl, and skies over the sea at...More

Thank Di1920
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The pans are nice. You can see flamingos and othe birds. I recommend rent a bicycle - there is a bicycle trail next to strada provinciale 21. Bicycle lets you go inside these pans and realy see water birds. Museo delle Saline is not as...More

Thank PapDr
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Quaint family owner museum. free tours were provided to educate the visitors of the history of the salt mining at Trapini Worth the trip to see the windmills and salt pools

1  Thank Amonte2017
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A local friend insisted we needed to visit the museum. Not much to see. They do have a short video in multiple languages explaining the salt making process. It is interesting to visit the area. The museum doesn't add much to the experience. Expensive for...More

Thank Mike M
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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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