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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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Auckland, New Zealand
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Oslo, Norway
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Crete, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

This place is primarily designed to sell to tourists, but they do offer a free look at some nice amber pieces and provide some information on the history of amber.

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North Wales
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Excellent, small museum loaded with information about amber. Amazing exhibits and beautiful, though expensive shop. Well worth a visit.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

If you ever wanted to know where amber comes from, see all the colors and samples of it, this is the place to come. It's pretty small but houses a lot of information on amber. There is a store on the floor you enter on and you walk downstairs to the museum. It's free and doesn't take too long to... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

It's a small museum, but offers many impressing pieces of amber. The staff is motivated and give many information. The museum has no entry fee. Certainly recommended!

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Arcen, The Netherlands
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I learned a lot about amber in this place. Someone explained me how to judge to good from the bad. Therefore i bought my first larger peaces of amber to make my own works of Art.

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