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Kaliningrad Amber Museum

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Address: Marshala Vasilevskogo Sq., 1, Kaliningrad 236016, Russia
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+7 401 246-68-88
10:00 - 19:00
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Excellent museum

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oxford, UK
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Oxford, UK
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 little pretentious and/or vulgar but interesting nonetheless. The audio guide is useful to supplement where english labelling is poor but it wasnt comprehensive.

Thank Phileas_Flogg
Tallinn, Estonia
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46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 positive side about it. Friendly staff. They tried to speak with me in German, when they understood that I'm not Russian

Thank Terje L
Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Понравилось! Впечатлило! Узнала много нового о янтаре. Рекомендую брать гида. Liked! Impressed! I learned a lot about amber. I recommend taking a guide.

Thank Аля Б
Moscow, Russia
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The Amber Museum is placed inside the old fort. Exposition is not very big. Describes the nature of the amber, history of amber jewelry. A lot of nice jewelry. Souvenirs. Very good.

Thank boris12345672015
Worthing, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The housing of museum- an old tower- is a nice place to see. One of not many sights in Kaliningrad which is visitors with disabilities friendly. It is the amber-lover paradise. You will find here stunning amber masterpieces and copies of world-famous Amber Room

Thank svetlana111rp
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This museum is really good for tourists who wants to know more about the Kaliningrad region. It tells about the symbol of Kaliningrad, amber. Also you can see a lot of paintings,accessories that are made out of amber. Then you can buy something from amber. The ticket for an adult costs about 200 rub

Thank Nastya S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The highlight of this small museum was the collection of amber pieces containing frozen-in-time insects, leaves and other once-alive relics. However too much of the rest are replicas and the quality of the displayed decorative pieces isn't a scratch on what you can see for sale in some places. Similarly the lower floor was given over to some pretty poor... More 

Thank Martin D
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Amber lover paradise! So much beautiful amber on display, so many interesting facts and wonderfully entertaining in sections too. This is Kaliningrad's must see!

Thank GoranWembley
Portland, Oregon
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432 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Some to see, some to buy. I don't care for amber much, but it was interesting to look at the exhibits. worth a stop

Thank garlec
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

If you want to know about Amber - you've come to the best place! Kaliningrad is also known as the city of Amber, as the region produces 90% of the global reserves of this rare fossil

Thank MarmaNikos

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