Friedland Gates Museum, Kaliningrad

4.5
Learn more about this fortress town and get a sense of how it looked at the end of the 19th century on your visit to Friedland Gates Museum. Located within one of the surviving gates of Konigsberg, which were constructed in 1862, the museum specializes in history and regional studies, featuring an assortment of everyday items that used to belong to the citizens of the town around the turn of the 20th century. The exhibits are grouped into "Fortress City" and "Garden City" themes. Visit "Virtual Walks Across the Old Konigsberg," where you'll learn about the country’s history, and European history as well. The introductory film explains some of the background of the city and the development of its fortresses. While the film is in Russian, an English information sheet is available upon request. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kaliningrad trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • A very interesting museum with an integrative program on the history of the area. Well immersed in the pre-war era to understand what barbarians were those who destroyed the residential city by bombing.
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  • The Friedland Gate (German name Friedl'nder Tor) is one of the seven surviving city gates in Kaliningrad. Previously, the Friedland Gate was part of Koenigsberg's defensive structures, which were part of the Second Defensive Belt. The gates we can see today were the last to be built. The exact date of the gate construction is unknown, approximately 1862. At present, the Fridland Gate Museum Complex is located within the walls of the Friedland Gate. In the museum "Friedland Gate", in addition to the usual concept of "Museum" - the study of exhibitions, there is an opportunity to make a virtual walk through the recreated streets of Koenigsberg, to feel and "try" some exhibits, to make bright photos with personal To participate, to learn...
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  • IMHO these gates are the most beautiful place in the Baltic district. The place is really helps to feel history...
  • Interesting old photos, memories from Prussia ruling time
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