Amber Museum, Kaliningrad

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Learn about amber, from its origins to its use in contemporary art, at Amber Museum. This museum features 28 show rooms with about 14,000 pieces, including over 3,000 created and organic amber inclusions. Expand your knowledge of the resin's archeological significance and its role in art in the 17th and 18th centuries. Since the museum opened in 1979, its collections have attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors. Exhibits include the world's second-largest piece of amber, a dedication to the Kaliningrad amber factory, and various visiting programs like the All-Russian Jewelry Exhibition, which was held in 2012. Plan your visit to Amber Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kaliningrad vacation trip planner.
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  • This museum was probably my favorite thing on my Kaliningrad trip. An old castle houses the Amber Museum, and there is pretty stained glass throughout the building. I liked how they explained the scie...  more »
  • This museum ably combines a good exposition on the origins, extraction and processing of amber with some great examples of jewelry and more exotic items. The modern displays in the basement were a lit...  more »
  • Intetesting exhibition about different types of amber. There was not many people at thay time and it was a little strange for me that all visitors must move in the same directios. But I understand the...  more »
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  • If you like amber, you are welcome. There are all sorts of amber you only would imagine.
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  • Perfectly designed and implemented. Very informative. Beautiful exhibits. On the ground floor-shops and exhibition of contemporary jewelry. On minus the first level-continued exposure. Cool, you won't regret it!
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  • Great place. Well worth a visit. There are many different types of amber. You can take the audioguide for 150 rubles. We are fortunate to have a museum on 10 June 12, 2017 worked for free.
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The capital of Kaliningrad Oblast (the Russian Baltic enclave between Poland and Lithuania), the city of Kaliningrad boasts a long history, famous architectural sights, and a well-developed tourist infrastructure. The city offers a good selection of both economy and luxury boutique hotels, many of which are conveniently located in the vicinity of all the major attractions. If you prefer more peaceful surroundings, check out several options in tranquil areas outside the center. Budget travelers can choose between several hostels. Fully furnished apartments are plentiful in the city, and they range from relatively basic to lavishly decorated ones.
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