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This Museum in Grand Saline Encourages You to Lick the Walls

March 21, 2018 | By

True to its name, the façade of the Salt Palace is made of translucent blocks of sodium chloride, the mineral compound we use for everything from seasoning french fries to de-icing roads on wintry days. “Salt kills all germs, and you can’t grow germs on salt,” King says. “So you can lick the building. You can lick the big ton of salt out front. We don’t care, you can lick anything you want. We are fine with it.”

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