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Very interesting small museum

We took out of town visitors to see this museum and was pleasantly surprised how informative it... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Mineola, Texas
tiny free museum

This is a very interesting stop and you learn about salt. They have a giant block of rock salt... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Larry B
Sulphur Springs, Texas
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100 W Garland St, Grand Saline, TX 75140-1802
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in the area, this is an interesting stop. However, don't make a special trip like I did... Don't get me wrong, this is a nicely maintained spot - I don't think I would have named it "palace"... The lady inside was super sweet,...More

Thank 401mirandab
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We took out of town visitors to see this museum and was pleasantly surprised how informative it was. There was a video and lots of info on the salt mine there in Grand Saline. I highly recommend this museum.

Thank Wagadu
Reviewed July 24, 2018

This is a very interesting stop and you learn about salt. They have a giant block of rock salt that you can lick if you want to.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Riding the area and stopped in for a little history of the area. Grabbed a drink form the next door convenience store and relaxed outside as well. The inside is small, but contains a good amount of info on the Salt industry and other history...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Salt Palace because we were in the area visiting the gator zoo. It is SO neat to see a building made from salt blocks! Good bit of history. We all licked the salt wall. Go if you're out that way but...More

Thank 778kristyf
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I was surprised how small the building was but inside there is a wealth of information and neatly arranged. The worker was very knowledgeable. A short video tells the story of salt. Pretty cool.

Thank lizsE5903QW
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Worth getting off I-20 to stop here! We learned a heck of a lot about salt, the salt mine, and Morton Salt. The "palace" is really a tiny building with a salt block façade, but used to be made entirely of salt. (The rain did...More

Thank crusadercc
Reviewed June 18, 2017

This is a really small museum of "all things salt." Very interesting construction with the salt stones mortared together. Our 4 and 6 yr old were fascinated by the building and enjoyed getting their very own salt crystals, which were of course, immediately taste tested!...More

Thank Deb M
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Small place but loaded with history of the largest working salt mine from its beginning with the American Indians to today.

Thank Retired0814
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Really interesting stop! The building is made of salt boulders mortared together! There is a huge underground deposit of salt, enough to supply the country for 20,000 years. Morton Salt has a mammoth processing facility close by. Very knowledgeable lady inside with loads of interesting...More

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April 30, 2017|
Response from Sonia719 | Reviewed this property |
Monday through Saturday, 9-4. No fee.