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Amber Museum-Gallery (Gintaro Muziejus-Galerija)

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Address: Shv. Mykolo g. 8 | Shv. Mykolo g. 12, Vilnius 01124, Lithuania
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Two visits in two days

I first went here with friends, and then returned during a planned tour. With friends, we explored the basement (where the museum is located) and had a great time reading the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Corinthia Region, Greece
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Corinthia Region, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I first went here with friends, and then returned during a planned tour. With friends, we explored the basement (where the museum is located) and had a great time reading the labels, checking out the varieties of amber, in terms of both colors and different critters trapped inside. It was a small but smart place. The upstairs is a amber... More 

Thank museumkatie
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park and incredible collection of amber, both raw and in jewellery. Overall worth a visit when in Palanga.

Thank Ramune785
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great choice to buy some beautiful Amber. Lots to choose from, and the information was an added extra....Museum and and a shop, Super It was clean, the staff were helpful and well spoken. My purchase is well spotted everywhere I go!

Thank Susan R
Astana, Kazakhstan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's pretty fancy as a store, although I am sure the quality of stones are high. But what's really worth seeing are the large examples of amber with insect and other inclusions and the amazing large pieces made of/with amber. Worth a visit. The staff are also not pushy at all and are fine with 'just' browsers.

Thank Rheanne_77
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I visited this museum as part of a day's guided walk around the old town. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit and learnt a lot about amber mining and refining, which came in handy when I visited other museum that had displays of amber

Thank annecd1959
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

If you understand value of amber but do not know very much about its history you simply must visit this place. If you are searching for exclusive works from amber for gifts or for yourself you also are welcome here.

Thank Birute S
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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The collection is wide enough, there are some pretty details, like a big lens to look at the insects inside amber pieces, or naming of amber in different languages. Nice bijou, a lot of colors, including the rare types of amber.

Thank Katerina M
Provincetown, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I would have never picked this as a place to visit. However it was part of my private tour of Vilnius and it turned out to be amazing. As you walk in you are actually in the store. Displayed is a full array of jewelry made from the many varieties of amber. Amber is in abundance in the Baltic countries.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This museum ould only be of interest to a geological specialist or someone totally fascinated by amber. But it informed of very little other than the prices of the great grange of pieces they had on display.

3 Thank MIKE F
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Visit here, because you get quality jewellery with an authentication certificate. Lots of interesting items to buy, some pretty expensive but then that's nothing to someone with a large wallet!

1 Thank Goldeneye64

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