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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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Berlin, Germany
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My husband and I and our Vilnius friend visited the gallery which has two outlets on the same street. We went to the smaller gallery first, where we met two charming women - Gintara (Amber) and Greta who showed us around, told the story of amber and explained some of the ways to recognise the genuine article. If you want... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Although it is difficult to find the place it is worth a visit while wandering through the city centre. It is not just a museum but a perfect place to buy real Amber.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 292 helpful votes
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 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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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