Providing a wondrous gateway to the past, Kaliningrad's Amber Museum is one of the city's most popular and intriguing attractions. Established in 1979, the museum is now home to a rich array of exhibitions about this 'Baltic gold' that attracts thousands each year.
The city's captivating Amber Museum can be easily enjoyed from the fabulous Kaliningrad Hotel. Located in the historic heart of town, the Radisson Hotel Kaliningrad provides visitors with a convenient and stylish base to explore all the attractions on offer.
Visiting the Amber Museum
The Amber Museum contains over 11,000 individual items and is displayed on a rotational basis. The collection was originally established because of Kaliningrad's historical links to the fossilized sap, with the area home to the world's largest amber deposit. Today the museum has at least 17 temporary exhibitions on show at any one time and even displays artefacts from as far away as Japan.
The Amber Museum itself is located in an old Rosegarten Gates and is home to the world's second largest piece of amber. Collection includes an exposition about famous Amber room and presents the copy of Amber Cabinet. The museum's collection also includes 'The Abundance', a four foot tall vase sculpted from the material, alongside an in-depth history about how amber is formed and used.
Staying at Radisson Hotel Kaliningrad
Guests at the elegant Radisson Hotel Kaliningrad will be able to enjoy all the charms of the city's rich history. Offering easy access to a host of historic attractions such as the Bunker Museum and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, guests will also be able to dine at the hotel's excellent Brasserie de Verres en Vers French restaurant.