Anchovy and Salt Museum

Anchovy and Salt Museum is a museum in the town of L'Escala, Catalonia, Spain. It was opened in 2006 as an institution dedicated to displaying the cultural heritage of the village. The permanent exhibition shows the history of fishing from the 16th century to the present day, especially the salted anchovy, an industry which, over the centuries, has been driving force of the town and has made it famous around the world.

Anchovy and Salt Museum
Museu de l'Anxova i la Sal
Descàrrega de la sal (6159465565).jpg
Festa de la sal
Anchovy and Salt Museum is located in Province of Girona
Anchovy and Salt Museum
Location within Province of Girona
Established2006
LocationSpain, Catalonia, Girona, L'Escala, Av. Francesc Macià 1
Coordinates42°07′32.8″N 3°07′34.2″E / 42.125778°N 3.126167°E / 42.125778; 3.126167Coordinates: 42°07′32.8″N 3°07′34.2″E / 42.125778°N 3.126167°E / 42.125778; 3.126167
TypeEthnologic
WebsiteOfficial website

The museum also organises the Salt Festival, an event that takes place on the third Saturday in September each year.[1]

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  1. ^ Catalunya, Agència Catalana del Patrimoni, Generalitat de. "Anchovy and Salt Museum · Visitmuseum · Catalonia museums". visitmuseum.gencat.cat. Archived from the original on 2018-02-17. Retrieved 2018-03-10.

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