Educational offer

The Amber Museum in Warsaw has had an educational policy since the beginning of its existence. The aim of which is the popularisation of knowledge about amber. Free admission to the museum means everybody who visits us has the possibility to gain the knowledge quickly and easily.

We offer classes and lectures for everybody who is interested in extending their knowledge about amber. There is a possibility to visit the museum with a guide, we also organise museum lessons and lectures on amber enriched with multimedia presentations. We offer workshops during which old and new methods of amber treatment are presented and there is a possibility of designing amber jewellery. The level of classes can be easily adjusted to the age of the participants of our classes, and the length of time they spend gaining the knowledge depends on them. The meeting in the museum might be conducted in Polish and English.



visiting the exhibition "The Time of Amber"

The main advantage of the museum is that the visiting is free of charge. Thanks to descriptions in english made for this exhibit you can discover the history of amber by yourself. The exhibition is divided into parts which are marked by the QR codes that allow smartphone owners to enriched their knowledge using external sources. There is free of charge Wi-Fi in the museum then the download is free of charge too.

Notice: QR services will be available in January 2016




The exemplifying subjects of the meetings

  • The mysteries of amber forest

    The participants of the meeting get to know the places where 40 million years ago there was an amber forest, they will find out the plants and the animals typical for this forest. Thanks to the samples of the amber, they learn to recognise in which part of the tree the amber lump could have been created. With a microscope and a magnifying glass they can look for and identify captured foreign bodies in amber, the so called inclusions. Own observations of the participants are enriched with multimedia projections presenting professional research in this field. The classes are conducted in the form of museum lessons and participants actively take part in them.

  • Stone which burns

    The participants of the meeting take part in easy experiments and get to know the physical and chemical features of amber. They find out how amber came into being and what processes are responsible for its structure and colour. What is more, they discover how much it is possible to influence the look of amber during the process of creating jewellery. During the classes they learn the differences between the Baltic amber and other fossil resins, and they are taught how to distinguish these resins. Individual observations of the participants are enriched with multimedia projections presenting professional research in this field. The classes are conducted in the form of museum lessons and participants actively take part in them.

  • On the Amber Road

    The participants of the meeting get to know legends connected with amber and roads that amber was transported to the deep of the continent. They are also acquainted with photographic documentation and replicas of the most important amber archaeological discoveries and their influence on the intermingling of different cultures in Europe. They learn about different folk traditions related to amber and their place in the modern world. The classes are conducted in the form of museum lessons and participants actively take part in them.

Jewellery workshops


The participants of the meeting get to know basic techniques of contemporary amber treatment and learn in practice how to create jewellery. With the help of the museum workers they make jewellery by themselves, choosing from several dozens of patterns or they might design it using available elements.



  • pricelist of services

    Entry - free of charge

    Lectures and workshops - starts from 10 PLN, adepends on ordered products

    We can accept 40 -50 visitors at one time.

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