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Amber Museum, Vilnius

(3.1/5 based on 200 reviews on the web)
Dedicated to one of the Baltic region's most famous and popular indigenous products, Amber Museum houses a number of small exhibits and displays showcasing the formation and uses of the valuable resin. Visit the museum in its 17th-century house, and you'll get the chance to view a wealth of amber pieces, large and small, that are millions and millions of years old. Follow the displays in the basement tracking the origins of amber and its different varieties and forms. This section also documents its usage throughout human history. Don't miss one of the centerpieces of the facility: a chunk of amber weighing around 3 kg (6.6 lbs.). Pick up a piece of jewelry, carving, or other amber-based souvenir from the gift shop. Plan to visit Amber Museum during your Vilnius vacation using our convenient Vilnius holiday planner.
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  • I first went here with friends, and then returned during a planned tour. With friends, we explored the basement (where the museum is located) and had a great time reading the labels, checking out the ...  more »
  • Beautiful park and incredible collection of amber, both raw and in jewellery. Overall worth a visit when in Palanga.  more »
  • A great choice to buy some beautiful Amber. Lots to choose from, and the information was an added extra....Museum and and a shop, Super It was clean, the staff were helpful and well spoken. My purchas...  more »
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  • The place is very interesting , there are many amber jewers and for people who like history it will be interesting to know how and from where ambers come , their origin and why they are so expensiv . 50 meter down to street is Amber Art Gallery , there are many interesting Amber. The girl in the Art Gallery is very nice and kindly , she told us everythink about ambers origin
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