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Palanga Amber Museum

17 Vytauto Str, Palanga LT-00101, Lithuania
+370 460 51319
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Ranked #3 of 6 attractions in Palanga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Specialty Museums
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Wroclaw, Poland
15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's a small museum with amber exposition. If you want to know where do we have amber from and to see some nice pieces of amber or jewellery, you can go there. It will take not more than an hour. But park around is great for long walks.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Dear tourists! We visited that museum some years ago. Park is nice, but museum is so big disepointence! Castl is renovated, but all exposition is on basic floor - one room with amber with insects, another room shows jewerly, on the end you can see 3rd room-shop, where they sell FAKE amber and sellers lie and say thats reall one.... More

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Kaunas, Lithuania
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I liked it, and visited it for the third time. It is established in a former manor, it also has a very beautiful and huge park around it. so you can visit two object in one time. Recommend for everyone that is staying in Palanga.

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San Diego, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We arrived in Klaipeda by ship and took a tour of Palanga. The botanical gardens surrounding the Amber Museum were beautiful with scuptures and a lake. As our group approached the home housing the Amber Museum we were addressed by an actor pretending to be the son of the family owning the home. He told us about the history of... More

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Boston, MA
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63 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were looking for something to do while in the area and since the Baltic region is known for Amber we decided to visit this museum. If you are not an amber fan,( I am not a fan) skip this museum. There is only so much they can do with amber to make it interesting. The grounds are very pretty... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I only did 3 dots because it was so small. About 20 minutes and we were in our way to the beach. The first room had the bugs in Amber and nice displays with sliding magnifying glasses. Jewelry and old pieces. Small gift shop. It was 25 lt for my family (4 kids and 2 adults). So not bad if... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Very interesting museum with big collection of amber from different regions. Museum is located in peaceful area, surrounded with rose garden and park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We visited in May of 2014 and were unable to see much of this building because of the renovations. I;m sure that my rating would have been excellent if we had been able to see more than the basement and a limited selection of exhibits. The gardens were also quite nice. Very peaceful and beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

A very interesting museum with a great collection of amber, which is originating from the Baltic Sea and other regions.

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Porto, Portugal
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

I really liked that Museum and the gardens outside, very green with small lakes :) The exposition is great, a lot of different kind and shapes of amber, jewelry, that ones with bugs inside (like jurassic park :p). I really enjoy :)

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