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Taiwan Salt Museum

No. 69, Yancheng Vil., Cheng Vil., Qigu Dist, Tainan, Taiwan
+886 6 780 0990
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A small museum about salts

Not very special, but could be of fun with children, they are very excited to see different kinds... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
cora3181
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Hong Kong, China
Not much to see

The museum is located quite far away from Tainan. We took a bus (#8899), mainly for scenic spots... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
Ruby D
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Aug 23, 2017
“A small museum about salts”
Aug 23, 2016
“Not much to see”
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No. 69, Yancheng Vil., Cheng Vil., Qigu Dist, Tainan, Taiwan
Beimen Area II
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+886 6 780 0990
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not very special, but could be of fun with children, they are very excited to see different kinds of salt, in various colours. You can also buy some bath salts as souveniors, may also try boiled egges and icrecream.

Thank cora3181
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The museum is located quite far away from Tainan. We took a bus (#8899), mainly for scenic spots, from the Tainan train station to the museum. It was a long ride, over 90 minutes one-way. Luckily, there is free Wi-Fi for us to kill time....More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We went there as a backup plan on rainy day. It turned out a very good tour. We had a professional local tour guide lady introducing us the history of making salts. She can answer the questions we throwed out perfectly. They even have the...More

Thank Peggy C
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

My host took me here on a October Sunday , Whilst being rather sceptical it is actually a very gentle way of spending a few hours. I learnt a lot about the significant of salt over the ages and the visitors centre whislt being slightly...More

1  Thank StuTaylor25
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Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Never thought learning about salt could be fun, but this museum proved me wrong. With an introduction to the history of salt, it's uses and many others, it was informative and engaging. It even has a little salt mining cave that mimics that of real...More

2  Thank ffchoy
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Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

This museum not only show case Taiwan but also salt from other countries. Interesting to know about the history of salt. Sad that it is no longer in use and Taiwan have salt imported now. There are also sculptures made from salt. You can try...More

1  Thank Susan T
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

The museum provides a very informative exhibit about the history of salt in Taiwan. I was actually not very enthusiastic since salt doesn't interest me, but after going through the museum I realized how interesting the history of salt could be! Recommended for traveler to...More

8  Thank AndyStorm
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

firstly i was a bit sceptical of going here but it was better than i thought it would be. History of salt and by products in taiwan. worth the trip on the way to taijiang national park

2  Thank terry011168
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

The Museum is just a few minutes' drive from the habitat of the protected black-faced spoonbills, Qigu Salt Mountain and Lagoon. Two storeys of exhibits all focused on 'salt' - salt making history and people/stories related to salt. Nearly all the exhibits are two-dimensional, either...More

5  Thank Bunnysnaky
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Beimen Area II
This part is the more populous and busier district
along the coast in western Tainan. It was one of the
places where the Siraya people, Taiwan’s plains
aborigines called home. Extending from Jiali, Soulangh
Cultural Park is the centre of culture and art in the
area. The exhibitions in the warehouses at the sugar
refinery integrates local culture.
The Ye Wang Koji
...More
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