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Amber Museum-Gallery (Gintaro Muziejus-Galerija)

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Address: Sv. Mykolo gatve 8, Vilnius 2001, Lithuania
Phone Number: 370-2-623092
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Top quality amber

This shop and museum is well worth looking at. Yes, the shop's prices are quite steep, but the quality of the items for sale are high quality and surprisingly varied. You can find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

In this gallery it's possible to find out some basic facts about amber locations in the Baltic Sea area, as well as to see a range of amber pieces of different size and shapes. Some of the pieces also have insects in them. The exhibited pieces range from 50 to 130 mln years old, which kind of reminds one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This shop is on top of an old ceramic kline which they have preserved and build the Amber exhibition and shop.

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Vilnius
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great little gallery and Amber Museum. Small, but beautiful collection of different amber. Some even with inclusions. They also restored and show 16th century kilns in the cellar. Definitely worth a visit...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

This museum is situated at a old building in the old town. It is hardly to find as the building like an old private apartment. It is dark and just have some posters stick around the entrance door. When you push the door, a lady will come up and turn on the light for you. The ground floor is a... More 

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Sursee, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

There are a few interesting pieces in the well-organized but small lower level, but mostly it is a shop for selling amber. Skip it.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

At this place the shop is on the ground floor - and the museum in the basement. A small, but quite cleverly set of displays explaining the details of amber, including a series of amber stones containing inclusions of insects! The main emphasis is on the shop. Wonderful pieces at not that affordable prices. But I got the feeling the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This shop and museum is well worth looking at. Yes, the shop's prices are quite steep, but the quality of the items for sale are high quality and surprisingly varied. You can find everything from beautifully carved wine goblets to USB flash drives attached to amber holders. Walking through the amber museum will teach you a lot about the background... More 

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Lisle, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Amber is so intertwined within the history and culture of the region that it would be a shame not to take the 15 minutes necessary to walk through the amber museum. The shops also display amber crafts and jewelry that is of far higher quality than the tourist amber shops in Vilnius.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Since every store in Eastern Europe seems to sell amber, it was interesting to learn how to tell the real thing from fakes. Real amber floats in a 10% salt water solution and also smells like the pine trees it came for. When it is touches with a hot pin or held in your hot hands for a while. Good... More 

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Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

They have two rooms: one is the shop, and other - little museum. The most interesting part is the floor. It is made of glass and there are some animal models underneath. The prices in the shop are very high. Nothing extraordinary, but the entrance is free, so why not to visit.

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Address: Sv. Mykolo gatve 8, Vilnius 2001, Lithuania
Phone Number: 370-2-623092
Location: Europe  >  Lithuania  >  Vilnius County  >  Vilnius

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