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Bex Salt Mines

Bex, Vaud, Switzerland

History Hit

24 Nov 2020

About Bex Salt Mines

The Bex Salt Mines (Mines de Sel Bex) are a living museum of the salt mining industry which has operated here since the 17th century up until present day.

Visitors to the Bex Salt Mines can discover the story of this site, from the time salt was first discovered in the 15th century to how it was mined from 1684 onwards, right up until today. There is even the opportunity to descend into the depths of the Bex Salt Mines via a real mine train as well as exploring the mines themselves.

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