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Cape Town Diamond Museum

Level 1 The Clock Tower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 2488
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Interesting learning about the Diamond Industry

We visited Cape Town Diamond Museum with our tour group. We enjoyed the education gained from the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sandra n
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Lemont, Illinois
Amazing place

What an amazing place. A hidden gem!! Our tour guide was super friendly and informative, and gave... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
louiselategan
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Durbanville, South Africa
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The Cape Town Diamond Museum pays tribute to the world's most precious gem, the diamond. Discover a 3 billion year old story unfold from a diamond's formation to the final polished stone. The Cape Town Diamond Museum also pays homage to the most famous South African diamonds and showcases specimens of Kimberlite rock dating billions of years old. Situated in the bustling heart of the Clock Tower precinct at the V&A Waterfront, the Cape Town Diamond Museum is a must-see for any visitor to Cape Town. Book in advance recommended.
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Level 1 The Clock Tower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Level 1 The Clock Tower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Cape Town Diamond Museum with our tour group. We enjoyed the education gained from the history and the facts presented in a very nice display about the diamond industry. It is not a large place, so it doesn't take too much time to...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 6 days ago

What an amazing place. A hidden gem!! Our tour guide was super friendly and informative, and gave us enough time to stroll through the place. A lot of detail went in to displays. Enjoyed hearing about the history of diamonds. Will recommend it to anybody.More

Thank louiselategan
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear louiselategan, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that you found the diamond tour educational and that the guide made your experience a memorable one. It certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great couple of hours spent with Roxanne talking us through the museum and the history of South African diamonds. Lovely shop to tempt you at the end. Very knowledgeable lady and kept my 10 year old interested too.More

Thank maklakey
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear maklakey, thank you for your recent visit to the Cape Town Diamond Musuem. We are very pleased to hear Roxanne made your experience an unforgettable one and that she was able give you valueable insight into the world of diamonds. We hope to welcome...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Date of our visit: 12-27-2017, 2 pm; no entrance fee was charged Me and my wife enjoyed the Shimansky Diamond Tour very much. A real nice lady explained every stage of diamond production from mining to cutting and answered every question we had with patience....More

Thank peter_gabler
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear peter_gabler, thank you for your recent visit to the Cape Town Diamond Musuem. We are very pleased to hear your guide made your experience an unforgettable one and trust you gained valuable insight into the world of diamonds and learning about the history of...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting to see how the mining/diamond industry started in South Africa. Really appreciated the fact they do not push you in any way to buy anything afterwards.More

Thank mcg72
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mcg72, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was our pleasure to host you at the Cape Town Diamond Museum on a Diamond Experience Tour. We trust you gained valuable insight into the world of diamonds and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a guided tour, and ours was private because no one else was there. The guide was very pretty, professional, polished and knowledgeable, with an obvious bent toward sales. We were able to try on items we were interested in. The prices are very...More

Thank Janice M
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Janice M, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was our pleasure to host you at the Cape Town Diamond Museum on a Diamond Experience Tour. We are so pleased to hear your guide made your experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have purchased any jewellery from the Shimansky shop in the main V & A Mall then free entry to this fabulous museum is available. A tour is best booked at least a day before. You will have a personal tour guide who is...More

Thank GordonW318
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear GordonW318, thank you for your recent visit to the Cape Town Diamond Museum and for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're very pleased that you enjoyed the experience and we thank you for recommending it to future visitors. Kind...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really disappointed I didn’t get the ladies name to give her a shout out about how good she was! Although this is more sales based it was still really interesting and informative, all about the history of diamond and South Africa along with platinum! replicas...More

Thank olivia k
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Olivia k, thank you for your review and for visiting The Cape Town Diamond Museum. It certainly was our pleasure to share our passion and knowledge on the world of diamonds with you and we are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was absolutely fantastic. The guides were well informed and take you through a complete history of the discovery of diamond mining and what goes into the finished product. You get a glimpse into the behind the scenes and get to view their breathtaking...More

Thank Serini R
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Serini R, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that you found the diamond tour educational and that the guides made your experience a memorable one. It certainly was our pleasure to host you on the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is quite an interesting place if you want to know more about diamond mining in South Africa and have a spare 30-60mins but its really just a mechanism to get you to buy some diamonds!More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Speedbird747 for visiting the Cape Town Diamond Museum and for taking the time to post a review. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to continuously improve. Our Diamond Museum tour and Showroom experience pays homage to South Africa’s extraordinary...More

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