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Kaliningrad Amber Museum

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Different and Interesting

Since 90% of the world's amber is mined here, I would recommend spending an hour or so at this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Globaljoan
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Hawaii
Worthwhile

They have some outstanding amber pieces mixed in with some more pedestrian ones. They do a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jeff K
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Pittsburgh
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Marshala Vasilevskogo Sq., 1, Kaliningrad 236016, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Since 90% of the world's amber is mined here, I would recommend spending an hour or so at this museum, which I enjoyed because it is different and has stunning old as well as modern works of art in amber. Some English translations. There are...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They have some outstanding amber pieces mixed in with some more pedestrian ones. They do a nice job of explaining how amber is mined and processed, and the history of amber in the Kaliningrad area. Get the audio guide as English signage is minimal.

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting. Most of the interesting pieces are replicas of the originals held in Moscow and St Petersburg. Nice old building.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Some nice examples of natural amber (with inclusions) Interesting facts about the production of amber and some nice amber manufactured goods (although the most special ones are replicas)

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

One of the main attractions of Kaliningrad, an interesting collection of everything amber. From geology of amber to its history in western civilisation, to art objects made of amber. The museum is located in a historical fortified building, a part of the old defence system...More

Thank Roman N
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The museum has a lot of different things made from amber and some of them are quite magnificent. You can also buy amber jewelry.

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a definite museum to visit if you are ever in Kaliningrad. One of the best museums in the city. Great history on the production of amber and mining of amber in the region. Beautiful cultural and artistic masterpieces made out of amber on...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Full of different items made of amber, explaining all specifics of mining and production process this museum is a "must visit" in Kaliningrad. However museum lacks interactive parts which will keep kids dedicated, except searching little peaces of amber in bowl of sand :) Also...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Is the most beautiful place in Kalinigrad as they destroy the old Castel Is the only building that stays as beautiful as before. Is localized in the center of the city around small lake often with ducks, Swanns and different birds often you go to...More

Thank jejoizca
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Beautiful, magnificent museum full of amber! Kaliningrad Oblast is the one place in the world where amber is mined officially, This museum tells the history of amber from ancient times (100-50 million years ago) to present. Very interesting, especially if you have a guided excersion....More

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Yes each exhibit has a short description in Russian as well as English. English speaking guides are also available.
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