Amber Museum-Gallery, Vilnius

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Dedicated to one of the Baltic region's most famous and popular indigenous products, Amber Museum-Gallery houses a number of small exhibits and displays showcasing the formation and uses of the valuable resin. Visit the museum in its 17th-century house, and you'll get the chance to view a wealth of amber pieces, large and small, that are millions and millions of years old. Follow the displays in the basement tracking the origins of amber and its different varieties and forms. This section also documents its usage throughout human history. Don't miss one of the centerpieces of the facility: a chunk of amber weighing around 3 kg (6.6 lbs.). Pick up a piece of jewelry, carving, or other amber-based souvenir from the gift shop. Plan your Amber Museum-Gallery visit and explore what else you can see and do in Vilnius using our Vilnius online trip itinerary maker.
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  • What a wonderful collection of natural amber and ancient and modern amber jewellery. Amazing pieces of Baltic amber with insect and plant inclusions beautifully displayed and lit. A remarkable...  more »
  • Visiting this museum, you will learn everything about amber. Seeing the amber amber collection, you will understand the color difference. At the end, you will understand how to check if your amber...  more »
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  • You can saw real insects in ambers, wahoo, that's amazing.
  • Nice small free introduction to the origin of amber

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