Seeking to have more people discover the charms of amber, we have prepared a range of workshops.
If one of these piques your fancy, do not hesitate to contact us.
Amber mining workshop
Reservations sometimes required by season/not offered in winter
In this workshop, you will head outside to dig up Cretaceous period soil using ice picks and trowels.
Following guidance by the museum staff, you can experience what it’s like to mine amber.
*Note that workshop may be canceled if there is inclement weather
*From late December through early April, the mining workshop is closed
Amber accessory crafting workshop
Held year-round by reservation
Using sandpaper and special tools, participants create their very own amber accessories. Following instructions from the staff, participants create key fobs, mobile phone straps, pendants, and other items tailored to their budget and time.
Ammonite mining workshop
Held on rolling basis, no reservation required
In this ammonite mining experience, we recreate indoors what it’s like to dig up authentic French ammonite