Salina Turda Pays Epic Tribute to Salt Mining in Romania

By: Meghan Young - Published: Dec 12, 2013 • References: &
Museums are places that transport people to other places, whether that is another time or country; Salina Turda actually takes people into a place of interest rather than relying on relics and other such objects. Salina Turda was once a cavernous salt mine. Now it is simply cavernous.

Located in Transylvania, Romania, the Salina Turda museum does not forget its past though. It focuses on the its past existence through the excellent preservation of the mining and machinery used to transport the salt. As written on its website, "The Salt Mine is certainly the most famous destination for tourists visiting the town of Turda."

In addition to these pieces of the past, the Salina Turda museum boasts contemporary installations and designs that bring the mine back to life. Stats for Mine-Converted Museums Trending: Older & Average
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