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Royal Coster Diamonds

#179 of 533 Tours in Amsterdam
Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Royal Coster Diamonds is the oldest still operating diamond polishing factory in the world. Famous for cutting and polishing renowed diamonds such as the Koh-I-Nor and the Star of the South and suppliers of diamond jewelry for many Royal Houses from...more
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Paulus Potterstraat 2-6, 1071 CZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
+31 20 305 5555
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Went with the family, and was ambushed by a ‘guide’ who spent 10 minutes talking through the basics of diamonds: cut, colour etc before taking us to see the collections which is just the sales room. Nothing about the history of diamonds. This isn’t a...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Good trip around the diamond tour. Informative and educational. Guide know her stuff as I asked plenty of questions. Thank you

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

We visited royal coster on Saturday as a family, we were guided round buy Esther, we learnt a lot about diamonds from start to finish, it was really interesting and I was amazed when my 18yr old son said “ this is the first tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

Mostly replicas of famous pieces, royalty and celebrities wearing said pieces and some general info about diamonds.. I don't know what I expected for 10 euros, but I was indeed underwhelmed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MakeupArtist40
pamela d, Front Office Manager at Royal Coster Diamonds, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Dear MakeupArtist40, Thank you for taking time to send a review. May I ask if your review is concerning your visit to the Diamond Museum Amsterdam or to Royal Coster Diamonds Polishing Factory. with kind regards.

Reviewed 22 November 2018

admittedly lots of opportunity to buy both hi end (diamonds) and lo end(typical tourist stuff) merchandise made for leaving the bld a bit cumbersome and one weavers through several shops..but was most interesting was the opportunity to see 3rd generation diamond cutter/polishers at work..worth the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jackpine2
Reviewed 10 November 2018

There seemed to be a lot of cubic zirconias on display. Must have been since there seemed to be no security. I went right before closing and had plenty of time to see the whole museum. Next door, you can see diamonds being polished and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We wandered in wanting to learn about how diamonds are made. After a few minutes, a woman came in and showed us examples of how the diamonds are cut. She then directed us to followed her under the pretense of showing us more examples. Instead,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Luke G
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This song be the highlight of your stay in Amsterdam but it is something that's worth doing to fill a bit of time. It's half interesting half boring. But the thrill for the side to try on a £54,000 ring made it worthwhile. My advice?...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Went to the corner house, advertising free tours, the entrance to the whole complex. Got a guide who spoke poor English, (she was not Dutch), and after she realized we wanted to learn about the diamonds but were not interested in buying anything, we had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Robert G, Manager at Royal Coster Diamonds, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Dear Aakbba, Thank you for your reply. I cannot change your experience but i am very sorry you felt the way you did and it may seem like a default response but this is not according to our internal policies and regulations. I am honestly...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Went to the diamond centre. On entering a lady behind a desk told us it was 10 euros to visit. I knew this was not the case. Next door was the coster diamond centre. A lovely lady greeted us and we saw diamonds being cut...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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9 September 2015|
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Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Dear sir/madam, Thank you very much for your question. We have a broad range of jewellery and watches for any price. To be honest we have a diamond for 50 euro. But i don't think you or your mum would like it. If you want a... More
9 June 2015|
Response from Robert G | Property representative |
Dear Cameron, A tour takes between 30 and 45 minutes and includes explanation of the 4 C's of diamond valuation, watching our goldsmiths and diamond polishers at work, seeing some of the most famous diamonds such as the... More