We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kaliningrad Amber Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Share
Review Highlights
Only for amber freaks

Many intricate amber carvings, but most left me unimpressed, as it‘s not a material which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
trekdog
,
Lucerne, Switzerland
Different and Interesting

Since 90% of the world's amber is mined here, I would recommend spending an hour or so at this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Globaljoan
,
Hawaii
Read all 1,373 reviews
1,882
All photos (1,882)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
Marshala Vasilevskogo Sq., 1, Kaliningrad 236016, Russia
Website
+7 401 246-68-88
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Kaliningrad
Reviews (1,373)
Filter reviews
59 results
Traveller rating
26
22
6
5
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
26
22
6
5
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews amber museum beautiful pieces interesting facts works of art million years worth a visit on display audio guide insects region mining souvenirs city production necklace carvings nature
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 59 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many intricate amber carvings, but most left me unimpressed, as it‘s not a material which fascinates me. However, if you do like amber, this is the place for you.

Thank trekdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since 90% of the world's amber is mined here, I would recommend spending an hour or so at this museum, which I enjoyed because it is different and has stunning old as well as modern works of art in amber. Some English translations. There are...More

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

They have some outstanding amber pieces mixed in with some more pedestrian ones. They do a nice job of explaining how amber is mined and processed, and the history of amber in the Kaliningrad area. Get the audio guide as English signage is minimal.

Thank JMK-Pittsburgh
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Interesting. Most of the interesting pieces are replicas of the originals held in Moscow and St Petersburg. Nice old building.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Some nice examples of natural amber (with inclusions) Interesting facts about the production of amber and some nice amber manufactured goods (although the most special ones are replicas)

Thank jve0165
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

One of the main attractions of Kaliningrad, an interesting collection of everything amber. From geology of amber to its history in western civilisation, to art objects made of amber. The museum is located in a historical fortified building, a part of the old defence system...More

Thank Roman N
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The museum has a lot of different things made from amber and some of them are quite magnificent. You can also buy amber jewelry.

Thank Nicholas N
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This is a definite museum to visit if you are ever in Kaliningrad. One of the best museums in the city. Great history on the production of amber and mining of amber in the region. Beautiful cultural and artistic masterpieces made out of amber on...More

1  Thank RuslanKazaev
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Full of different items made of amber, explaining all specifics of mining and production process this museum is a "must visit" in Kaliningrad. However museum lacks interactive parts which will keep kids dedicated, except searching little peaces of amber in bowl of sand :) Also...More

Thank Viktors N
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Is the most beautiful place in Kalinigrad as they destroy the old Castel Is the only building that stays as beautiful as before. Is localized in the center of the city around small lake often with ducks, Swanns and different birds often you go to...More

Thank jejoizca
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 39 nearby hotels
Dona Hotel
134 reviews
.29 km away
Mercure Kaliningrad
38 reviews
.42 km away
Crystal House Suite Hotel & SPA
21 reviews
.91 km away
Oberteich Hotel
74 reviews
.93 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 783 nearby restaurants
Mushkino Restaurant
143 reviews
.38 km away
Croissant Cafe
597 reviews
.62 km away
Ogonek
136 reviews
.46 km away
Solnechny Kamen
201 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 291 nearby attractions
Verkhneye Lake
261 reviews
.71 km away
Rosgartener Gate
80 reviews
.13 km away
Monument to Aleksandr Marinesko
43 reviews
.82 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Nancy I
September 20, 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from ajay b | Reviewed this property |
Yes each exhibit has a short description in Russian as well as English. English speaking guides are also available.
1
Vote