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The museum is located in Kanneworffs House, a charming old house dating back to 1606, which is one of the oldest houses in Copenhagen.The museum takes you on an exciting journey through the fascinating history of amber. The museum holds an...more
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Kongens Nytorv 2, Copenhagen 1050, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 September 2011

There was more in this little museum and shop than I expected--two rooms on two floors each with a few dozen samples of amber, magnified so one could really see the things trapped in it, plus some samples of lovely objects made from amber and...More

3  Thank Harriet M
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

The "Pandora-compatible" beads are low quality and may not fit on your bracelet. We bought two - one worked, one not. Unfortunately, they were Xmas presents and we're now back in the US...so we're stuck. If you plan to buy something like that, make sure...More

2  Thank k889295
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can visit this little museum for free if you collect a little offer card from your hotel. Entrance to the museum is through the doow at the back of the shop. It gives a lovely overview of the origins of amber, its uses, etc....More

Thank Celine O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely little shop with some beautiful jewellery on sale. The museum it's self is on the small side and although looking at the pieces of amber is lovely if we hadn't had the Copenhagen card we would not of gone. One of the displays...More

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting Copenhagen we didn't forget to go to be Museum. It is not big place but interesting. You will know where amber come from .I love amber juvenile so it was good to see this.

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We stopped here because this tiny museum was mentioned in James Rollins book Demon Crown. The museum which contains the largest piece of amber in the world is up a narrow winding staircase and there are 2 floors to the museum. It turned out to...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This is on the small side to be called a museum, but free to holders of a Copenhagen card and located at the end of the Nyhavn canal is it worth stopping in as there is a nice collection of the material in the title

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I went here free with the Copenhagen Card as it was one of the only open museums on a Monday, and it's right next to Nyhavn. It's a nice collection of amber, but the stairwell is a winding death trap (much like many stairwells of...More

Thank JCFionnlaoch
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

It is a bit of a stretch to call the rooms above the amber jewelry shop 'a museum'. The entrance is a modest 25 krone and that is about right. The view from the museum rooms was nice.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is a very small museum (exhibit) but it has enough items of curiosity to make it worth a brief stop while waiting for a canal boat or just resting at the end of Nyhavn. Housed inside a building over a century old at this...More

Thank Andrewsk8s
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a nice small museum with lots of fascinating information on Amber. There is also the largest bit of amber ever found located here. It is a great spot to visit if you have your copenhagen card as you get in free. M. CollectivelyME(dot)net

Thank CollectivelyMe
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We visited in September whilst ambling along Nyhavn in the rain! We looked in the shop first and decided to go upstairs to the Museum. I didn't know anything about amber at all and found it very interesting indeed. There were many items to see...More

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consists of three buildings, two of which are new and
situated on the harbor front. The streets, squares and
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