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Nucleo Museologico do Sal

Armazens de Lavos - Lavos, Figueira da Foz, Portugal
+351 966 344 488
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Keep following the signs - its worth it in the end

This place was further out of town than we initially thought but worth the drive - bit hard to park... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
KarenKew
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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Learning about salt.

Who knew salt could be so interesting? The tour guide gave an excellent presentation on the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
rainb0wmaker
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Armazens de Lavos - Lavos, Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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+351 966 344 488
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was further out of town than we initially thought but worth the drive - bit hard to park as the road is very narrow. The lady running the site is charming and speaks excellent English - and she knew lots. She talked us...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Who knew salt could be so interesting? The tour guide gave an excellent presentation on the fascinating history of extracting salt from the sea. There is a lovely small gift shop where you can purchase cute little bags of salt to take home. Just a...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The place is spetacular with lots of birds and very quiet. Unfortunelly the the winter open times are wrong in the web site and in google.

Thank Pedro F
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

This was a little difficult to find but we were glad we persevered. We have been to other salt-producing places before and always find something of interest. We were a bit disappointed to find the visitor centre was closed as the website seemed to indicate...More

Thank vicky42
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We travelled by car and had difficulty finding the place. It was only 2 Euros to get into the museum BUT the guide only spoke Portuguese so it was difficult to comprehend all the processes. A shame as when others that we spoke to had...More

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

It's not a typical tourist attraction - some may get bored as there are not too many attractions. However, learning about salt production has its advantages. Moreover, you can learn some things in peaceful and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Paweł C
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Sadly the museum was closed when we visited the place, but you could still walk around the area and learn from the infomation boards about the salt producing process. A nice place to visit and do learn some facts when the sun in shining.

Thank PTR2014
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Museu do Sal shows and explains thoroughly the process of producing sea salt. I've been there with a friend of mine with her kids and my 8-year-old daughter. It was really interesting and educational. Smaller children might not get the gist of it, but after...More

Thank mokagil
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is a cute, little museum showing the production of salt. It's interesting and worth a short visit if you're nearby. But a taxi from Figueira da Foz cost 15 euroes in each direction, so it's really only worth visiting if you have a car....More

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Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

You will need a car to get to this location. Drive over the bridge and follow the signs. On the other side of the bridge you turn left at the roundabout then drive a further 2-3 kms, then turn right at some shops (signed) and...More

Thank Curfew156
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