Educational programmes

‘Learn about Amber through Senses’
This programme is designed for visually impaired visitors. You can learn a lot about amber not only by viewing. In the process of cognition, touching, hearing, smelling are also major factors.

‘Amber in Jewellery’
The purpose of this programme is to promote amber’s popularity among youth, also introduce amber art to visitors, provide some knowledge about amber processing and refute the theory that amber jewellery is old-fashioned and negligible.

‘Folk medicine and amber‘
On the basis of historical figures testimonies, this programme was designed to introduce medication made from amber used in the Western Europe and Lithuania. Participants are taught to produce some cosmetics for facial care.

‘Amber properties’
Programme introduces psychical and chemical properties of amber, teaching visitors how to recognize genuine amber.

‘Uses of Amber’
Amber is used not only for jewellery and souvenir producing. This programme explains how amber is used in industry and cosmetics and what products are produced from amber in Lithuania.

‘Amber in archaeology’
Programme introduces the usage of amber in the period of Stone Age and Iron Age, indicates symbolic meaning of amber articles.

‘Amber Road’
In this programme we tell more about history of ancient amber trade centres. During the session discussions are held about the meaning of Amber Road in the history of communication and discoveries.

‘Faith and Amber’
Programme reveals spiritual side of amber – why it was placed in the graves together with the deceased and ritual meaning of such behaviour. It also reveals the meaning of ancient amber articles’ ornaments.

‘Mansion of Counts Tiškevičiai: the past, the present, the future’
In the archives of Germany in 2006, architect F. H. Schwechten’s drawings and sketches of the Mansion of Counts Tiškevičiai were discovered. Comparing them with implemented mansion construction project, we give you an illustrative view on the genesis of the present day mansion of Palanga.

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