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Musee des Marais Salants

Place Adele Pichon, 44740 Batz-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 40 23 82 79
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There is so much to see and learn here

The salt marshes of this area have always fascinated me, so I was keen to go to this museum. It... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
englishlady_12
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Mesa, Arizona
Marais Salants with 3 kids

This was a fantastic find. We expected it to be a boring museum but instead spent a good 3 hours... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
rearcardoor
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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A museum well worth its salt! This original and colourful world a unique opportunity to combine a feast for the eyes with the discovery of a region and its heritage steeped in the history of salt.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Place Adele Pichon, 44740 Batz-sur-Mer, France
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+33 2 40 23 82 79
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

The salt marshes of this area have always fascinated me, so I was keen to go to this museum. It told the history of sea salt, how it is harvested with lots of diagrams, video and models. It also shows the history of the sea...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2016

This was a fantastic find. We expected it to be a boring museum but instead spent a good 3 hours here. It is well sign posted and has a free car park but the car park is a couple of minutes walk away. The staff...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

The museum is interesting and explains the process of harvesting the salt really well, in addition it has a nice collection of pottery and art works that are connected to Salt, Quimper pottery etc

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

It was a rainy afternoon, we needed to find something to do! My kids didn't want to go to 'another museum' (this was the first during our 2 week stay) and were dragged in pretty much kicking and screaming. Which is not pretty when they...More

Thank Claire2609
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

A lot more interesting than you might expect a "Salt Museum" to be! We had seen the salt flats which surround this area, as well as the salt on sale everywhere and wondered how it was produced. The museum collection is very well put together,covering...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We visited because it was raining, but even in bright sunshine this is a very good museum. All about " les paludiers" , the people who get the salt out of the sea, and about the tools they used. So interesting. Next, visit the saltpans...More

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