Amber Museum-Gallery (Gintaro Muziejus-Galerija), Vilnius

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Dedicated to one of the Baltic region's most famous and popular indigenous products, Amber Museum-Gallery (Gintaro Muziejus-Galerija) 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 your Amber Museum-Gallery (Gintaro Muziejus-Galerija) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Vilnius using our Vilnius online trip itinerary maker .
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  • Lithuania is the best place to buy amber, not only because it is the cheapest place in the Baltic States, but that precisely in this museum sell you amber with certificate and original! Excellent service and good prices, obviously to buy true amber.
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  • If it Amber you seek, this is the right place. Bursting with displays of different types of Amber (yes, there is a wide variety) you will see numerous talismans from pre-historic times, plus more mode...  more »
  • A small museum that explains about amber. The shop is next door and has definitely some nice pieces. Get your wallt ready.  more »
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  • Definitely an interesting place to visit. Ask the sales people to tell you about Amber. Good quality info, friendly staff. Try the Amber drink
  • It looks like a shop, but there is actually also a museum inside. Just ask how to get to the basement - and there you will find it!
  • You can buy there Amber jewellery with very particular design and see particular beautiful particular pieces of amber works.
  • 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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