|Restored Stove House 5, with salt pan in foreground.|
The Salt Works, founded by the Thompson family in 1894, made salt by boiling brine in large open pans.
|Open pan salt making, 1850.|
The former Red Lion pub at the site entrance has displays relating to the salt workers, and local artefacts, including a pretty salt ship.
The Salt Works will open to the public on Friday 5 June. There are lots of fun interactive exhibits for children in the museum, and a playground, and butterfly garden to explore. Entrance is free to the cafe and play area.
|Huge salt crushing mill, Lion Salt Works.|
There's a special offer, too, if you are a Salt. f you can show photo ID proof that your name is Salt, you can visit the museum free of charge. (This offer runs until 31 May 2016).