Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum

Local nameКалининградский областной музей янтаря
LocationLeningradskij rajon, Kaliningrad, Russia

The Kaliningrad Regional Amber Museum is a museum located in the Russian city of Kaliningrad devoted to housing and displaying amber artworks. It is located in the city center, on the shore of Lake Verkhneye.

Construction on the museum began in 1972.

The museum opened in 1979 and houses about 14,000 individual pieces. The museum occupies part of a reconstructed fortification, originally built by Karl Friedrich Emil zu Dohna-Schlobitten in the Napoleonic wars.Among the exhibits are the world's second-largest piece of amber and a 4-foot-tall vase named The Abundance, as well as a collection of over 3,000 amber inclusions. One of the most famous organic inclusions is a small lizard.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaliningrad_Regional_Amber_Museum

Address 1 Marshala Vasilevskogo ploshchad', Калининград 236000, Russia

Coordinates 54°43'19.591" N 20°31'23.118" E

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