Salt Museum
Bad Reichenhall

Guests at the Salt Museum in the Old Salt Works Bad Reichenhall
The White Gold - A Closer Look

A Journey into the World of Salt

After an impressive guided tour of the Old Salt Works in Bad Reichenhall, a very special experience awaits you. The Salt Museum consists of five exhibition rooms. Each room highlights a different aspect of the "white gold".

Learn all about the former importance of salt. Delve into salt production or the technical development of brine extraction. The museum is for young and old, informative and has an exciting layout.

From the discovery of the brine springs to salt production today

How were the brine springs in Bad Reichenhall found 2000 years ago? Who built the Old Salt Works? What actually is a salt fraternity? And how much energy was needed to produce salt in the past? In the Salt Museum you will learn all about the history of the Old Salt Works and salt production, the salt trade routes in the region and the differences in salt production in the past and today.

Intrigued woman at the Salt Museum at the Old Salt Works
Guests in front of the regional model in the Salt Museum