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Friedland Gates Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The museum gives an overview of the old town. Especially the part with the old graphs is very... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
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Best museum of the city

If you don't speak Russian or you don't take the quided tour the museum will not be interesting for... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
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10 Aug 2018
“Don't miss this museum”
25 Jan 2018
“Best museum of the city”
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Local history museum “Friedland gate” is located in similarly named architectural monument of XIX century- town gates “Friedland”, which were build in 1862 and which used to be a part of town fortifications of Koenigsberg.The museum is dedicated to...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dzerzhinskogo St., 30, Kaliningrad 236039, Russia
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

It's nice to sea the gate from the inside. They have some old stuff that is nice but nothing amazing.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

The museum gives an overview of the old town. Especially the part with the old graphs is very interesting. But, what is most interesting is certainly the movie which is shown in the new building on the backyard of the museum. This gives you an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

If you don't speak Russian or you don't take the quided tour the museum will not be interesting for you. If you travel a lot around Europe you won't be surprised by the old thing that people in pre-war Koeningsberg used. But if you take...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank kranz52017
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This museum is converted from one of the old Konigsburg' s city gates. The highlight is a short film showing images from the old city in the 1930s. Also on display are some artifacts of that time, such as stamps, cookwares, camera, telephone, drinks, etc....More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Ronald K
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Six small-ish exhibition halls depicting the daily life of pre-war Koenigsbergers, from medieval times to 1945. An assortment of Koenigsberg-themed etchings, watercolors, furniture, household objects, work implements etc. Quite nicely arranged. Dont miss trying out the old stamp. A highlight of the museum is a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Ingebjerg
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Was okay, the museum could have been laid out a lot better. I'm sure more worthwhile as a local visitor but a bit disappointing as a non-Russian visitor. The external gate is quite impressive the inside not so much.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Located in the old city gates. Houses the exhibits illustrating different ages - from the Theutonia armoury to cinema tickets of the early 30s. Nice holographic film demonstrated at noon. Tram tours on the historic trams also available.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank OlgaSl
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Well, this was a bit of a disappointment. There are a few artefacts to see, but the main thing is the video of old Königsberg (which is a bit too long in fact). There rest of the museum is pretty much basic or not interesting,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank DVreis
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Helpful staff despite the language difficulty. A variety of exhibits, enough for them to stop coaches here. Only c/o was that the film did not start on time.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Che4_13
Reviewed 23 July 2014

You can get some information in English about the exposition. There is also a movie that takes you through the old streets of Konigsberg, which looked like a beautiful old city. It is hard to imagine that you're in the same place when you're walking...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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