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German Salt Museum

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Address: Suelfmeisterstr. 1 | Industrial Monument Saltworks, 21335, Luneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
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+49 4131 7206513
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Salt mine tour

Our son really wanted us to take this tour and it was great. If you have a problem with being under ground then skip this. It was raining the day we went, perfect tourist thing to... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
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Sylt, Germany
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

Thrilling to see the production of salt and the impact salt had on the development of the economy, in Germany, but also as an example for worldwide evolution. Worth the visit for all ages.

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Chicago
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Our son really wanted us to take this tour and it was great. If you have a problem with being under ground then skip this. It was raining the day we went, perfect tourist thing to do from Salsburg to the Salt Mines.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

A museum on Salt production is generally not on anyone's bucket list. If you are in the historic town of Luneburg however you should go. Salt made this city rich and famous thousand years ago.this museum helps you to understand this city. It is just out of the central area and shares a building with an Edeka supermarket. You enter... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Here is a bit difficult to find. Firstly I thought it supermarket. But small wagon is entrace. This museum shows German historic salt industry, And how salt made. In addition supermarket is good for buy souvenir. It is good idea reform historic building to actual use.

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Dieburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

this museum does´t just tell you about the great past of the historic city of Lüneburg, but let´s you be a part of that past by letting you expierence it first hand - great for kids!

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Shenzhen
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We went there on a cloudy sunday and it was worth a visit. the salt mine was interesting and we printed our own saline label.

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Thank Simon W
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Loved the Hanse exhibition in the containers. I missed the opportunity to engage with some of the stuff I saw in the permanent exhibition though. Apparently some of it is only available for groups. Maybe a guided tour would be a good idea.

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Reviewed 19 June 2015

I had the opportunity to visit this museum with an English speaking guide and so I found out a lot of interesting things about the region, about the village and about the salt factory. With this visit I realized that this was a very interesting region and I have learned a lot about salt and technical things related with this.

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Itzehoe
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Reviewed 22 March 2015

This museum shows the how Lüneburg became famous for it salt in the middle ages. It show how the salz was formed under Lüneburg and also how the salt was "mined"

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palm harbor fl
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

I learned a lot about the importance of salt in ancient and medieval times. Salt made this town very wealthy and very beautiful. The salt business connected this town with Lubeck on the Baltic sea, and salt was shipped to Norway, Denmark and Sweden to preserve their fish. The museum took you thru the history and also the process of... More 

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