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Diamond Fund (Almazny Fond)

Kremlin, Moscow 103073, Russia
+7 495 629-20-36
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Private Tour: The Diamond Fund at the Kremlin
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The Orlov Diamond, a gift to Catherine the Great from Count Orlov, her lover, is only one of the many diamonds and jewels on display in this incredible collection at the Kremlin.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crown jewels” (52 reviews)
“nuggets” (42 reviews)
“precious stones” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kremlin, Moscow 103073, Russia
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
+7 495 629-20-36
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An amazing collection of, you guessed it. Diamonds! Entry is separate from the Armoury which it is a part of and only bought on the day you are there. There are some excellent pieces here but the emphasis is more on the jewels themselves than...More

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 6 days ago

The quantity, quality, and craftsmanship of the jewelry and gems in almost unfathomable. One display had diamonds by the kilo. Uncut, some industrial grade but diamonds nonetheless. Surprisingly none that I saw were attributed to the Romanov family. Most belonged to Peter the Great or...More

Thank Lloyd G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not know you can find so many dimands in one place - bigger than potatoes, I did not beleive this possible

1  Thank jak1234567890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Diamonds the size of a tennis ball mounted in beautiful artistic pieces... it is a hard attraction to get into at the Kremlin- almost impossible without a guide, but totally worth it . Do hire a private guide , they have friends.. of friends... that...More

1  Thank apocalipse
Reviewed 17 September 2017

this museum includes lots of diamonds. it has free guided audio so, before entering the museum ask the manager to give it to you. before coming there it would be great if you could buy the Diamond fund book from the lower stairs and read...More

Thank Amirhossein M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I really enjoyed taking the time to visit this exhibition. I purchased tickets online for the armory at 10 am and once i was done with it went to visit the diamond fond exhibition. I bought those tickets there and we spent around 35 mins...More

Thank Miss_Gonzalez_S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you like the Crown Jewels you will love the Diamond Fund. As with the Armoury at the Kremlin, backpacks have to be left at the cloakroom and tickets are for a specific entrance time.

Thank JuliaD_UK
Reviewed 3 September 2017

For a jewel aficionado like me, the Diamond Fond is a place not to be missed! Just to put things in perspective, almost all major diamonds found before 1905 came from India, my home country. Diamonds have been mined in India since time immemorial and...More

Thank bengal-tiger
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was the hardest attraction to get into at the Kremlin (very hard without a guide), but it is really only for the great afficionados of diamonds. It would be ok to spend 5min there as a sidebar to the main museum, but the whole...More

Thank Chimata-no-kami
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I took a guided tour, and it was interesting, but not the best experience. It is a strict museum, the room is a basement, and it doesn't feel comfortable. The exhibition is most enjoyable with a guide. Otherwise it is just watching jewels.

Thank Flor P
Red Square & Kitay-gorod
This small yet important neighbourhood is full of
state institutions and offices. To understand where
modern Russia began, go to the Kremlin and State
Historical Museum on Red Square. After satisfying your
historical curiosities, indulge in modern pleasures at
GUM Department Store - not just for the sake of
shopping but for the sake of architectural pleasure as
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19 June 2017|
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Response from Linda L | Reviewed this property |
We were at The Armoury around 2:00 and hadn't planned on going to the Diamond Fund, but when we finished at the Armoury there was no line-up at the DF (same building) so we bought our tickets right there and walked right in... More
23 April 2015|
Response from Станислав Т | Reviewed this property |
You can buy the tickets in booking-office near the Borovitskie gates. You may pay cash or card.
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