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Amber through the Ages

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The exhibition „Amber through the Ages” was arranged in cooperation with the foundation „Riga – European Capital of Culture 2014”. The Exhibition was open to public on January 16, 2014.

It is dedicated to the Baltic amber, informing visitors about ancient European culture and modern amber use technologies today. The Exhibition provides opportunity to compare the pieces of amber and fossil resin from all over the world.

Amber and fossil resin scent, amber inclusion, 3D animation, amber cosmetics and amber thread invented in Latvia (Riga Technical University, Inga Ļašenko), and much more will be interesting to visitors of various ages and backgrounds.

The Exhibition will be open to public also in year 2015 – Museum’s 170th anniversary year and the year of Latvian Presidency in the Council of the EU. 

Information about Exhibition in Latvian, Russian and English is available in the audioguide (please ask at the ticket desk), and in printed guide located in the Exhibition hall. Tours in Latvian, Russian and English are available (tour booking phone number: +371 67356051).

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