The museum is a municipal cultural organization, established in 2002 on the territory of the Pomorie Saltworks. A typical in situ museum, convincingly presenting solт production as the main occupation of the seaside population. The museum exhibition presents the development of ancient salt mining technology. It includes a rich collection of photos from the beginning of the 20th century and copies of documents from the period XV - XIX century, which relate to the production and trade of salt on the Bulgarian lands. Also included are original tools used by solt producers in their work - such as wooden salt carts, paddles, and others.
You can also watch films dedicated to salt making in the museum building. The Pomorie Lake, whose borders are the salt-works and the museum, is a protected area. More than 200 species of birds are found in the lake, and over it passes part of the Via Pontica bird migration route. There are built nature conservation islands where nests colonies of river and griver terns, sables and other.
Visitors can see "live" all the technological operations, talk to the salt workers about the intricacies of the craft, feel the authentic atmosphere of the past.
One of the tasks of the Salt Museum is to preserve the material and spiritual culture associated with salt production, to preserve and pass on to the next generation the knowledge and skills of the ancestors. The Pomorie Museum is the only specialized museum in Bulgaria and in Eastern Europe to produce salt through solar evaporation of sea water.
Translation Yordan Georgiev - trainee