Friedland Gates Museum, Kaliningrad

(4.4/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Learn more about this fortress town and get a sense of how it looked at the end of the 19th century on your visit to Friedland Gates Museum. Located within one of the surviving gates of Konigsberg, which were constructed in 1862, the museum specializes in history and regional studies, featuring an assortment of everyday items that used to belong to the citizens of the town around the turn of the 20th century. The exhibits are grouped into "Fortress City" and "Garden City" themes. Visit "Virtual Walks Across the Old Konigsberg," where you'll learn about the country’s history, and European history as well. The introductory film explains some of the background of the city and the development of its fortresses. While the film is in Russian, an English information sheet is available upon request. See Friedland Gates Museum and all Kaliningrad has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kaliningrad trip builder.
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  • This museum is converted from one of the old Konigsburg' s city gates. The highlight is a short film showing images from the old city in the 1930s. Also on display are some artifacts of that time, suc...  more »
  • We liked. You can take pictures in old clothes, a very interesting exposition. That would improve: Holographic film in the dark, a booklet explaining to him are not visible, and no voice. Film about Koenigsberg-would also like to speak. Thank you.
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  • In my opinion, the Museum is required to visit to understand how Kjonigsbergcy lived before the war, and experience the atmosphere of the past. Collected online exhibit household items, presented the "virtual walk" through the streets of Königsberg (awesome!), and the Knights ' Hall and the history of sanitation ... In General, there is something to see!
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