Salt Museum

Salt Museum

Discover the industry that created the City of Syracuse and supplied the entire nation with salt! Explore the site of an original boiling block where brine (salt water) was turned into what was then considered one of the country's most precious commodities. See the actual kettles, wooden barrels and other equipment that were used in this fascinating process which came to an end in the 1920's.

The museum, located on the shore of Onondaga Lake, is full of dynamic exhibits and artifacts. Constructed from timbers taken from actual salt warehouses, it provides an old time rustic experience during your visit.


Want to learn more about the salt industry? Click here to watch a video featuring Onondaga County Park staff, produced by local PBS station WCNY.

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  • Click here to download The Salt Museum Self-Guided Tour... Perfect if you're planning to visit or just want more specific information about the Salt Industry.

 

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.

Salt Museum

  • Historic Sites

    Historic Sites

  • School/Group Tours

    School/Group Tours

    Tours are available May-October. Tour groups are limited to 30 students/adults at a cost of $50 per tour. Reservations are required and may be made by calling (315) 453-6712 or emailing olp@ongov.net, beginning in January for the upcoming season.

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.

Salt Museum

2022 Days/Hours of Operation

May 12 - October 9
10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday - Sunday

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.

Salt Museum

Free admission.

Tours are available May-October. Tour groups are limited to 30 students/adults per group at a cost of $50 per tour. Reservations are required and may be made by calling (315) 453-6712 or emailing olp@ongov.net, beginning in January for the upcoming season.

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.

Salt Museum

106 Lake Drive
Liverpool, NY 13088

T: (315) 453-6712
olp@ongov.net

 

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.

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