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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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Nice Diamonds but.....

We visited this Museum in November and it is very interesting. I did buy a beautiful ring at the... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
SueP1912
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Bexley, United Kingdom
A great experiance for young and old

What a great way to start off a Saturday. Decided to take a walk through with my children one... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Candice K
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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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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Level 1 The Clock Tower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this Museum in November and it is very interesting. I did buy a beautiful ring at the end of the tour as Charlotte, the lady who took us on the tour did a good sales job!!!! However, she gave us a price of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great way to start off a Saturday. Decided to take a walk through with my children one Saturday and we really enjoyed it... From the diamond that follows your through the entrance to the "real life" mine shaft to replicas that will mesmerize...More

Thank Candice K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not really a museum - there is one apartment sized room. Here's how it goes: a) There is a timeline that is a wall of text and the guide reads it out loud to you b) There are several replicas of famous diamonds -...More

Thank BillY728
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BillY728, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to continuously improve. We aspire to ensure our guests’ visit to the Cape Town Diamond Museum is an equally remarkable and memorable one,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was if not one of the best outings I have experienced in many a year. The proffessional and knowledgeable Kelly and staff took us on a mind whirling experience of the true nature of diamonds and their history. A must for all.

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

Dear paultS285WE, thank you for your recent visit to the Cape Town Diamond Museum. We're very pleased to hear that Kelly made your experience an unforgettable one and we thank you for recommending it to future visitors. Kind regards, The Cape Town Diamond Museum Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I visited the Diamond museum a few days ago on our trip to Cape Town. Our guide was MARE!! She was super helpful and informative. All of the ladies were super nice, they even let me keep my bag of souvenirs at...More

Thank Courtney P
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Courtney P, 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 Mare made your experience a memorable one. It certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Situated in the Clock Tower Precinct at the Victoria & Albert Waterfront, this wonderful museum offers an informative overview of the history of diamonds, along with life-size replica's of the world's most famous. There was so much to see! When we entered, a young man...More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear CJW913, Thank you for your review. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us, as we strive to continuously improve. We aspire to ensure our guests’ visit to the Cape Town Diamond Museum is an equally remarkable and memorable one, therefore, we do sincerely apologize...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

DId not know what to expect, but the Shamansky Diamond store offers this tour which is short -20 minutes- and fascinating history of the first diamond to today. Lovely personal tour guide who looked like a Brithish Airways attendant in uniform!More

1  Thank betsy33936
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear betsy33936, 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 13 October 2017

We were very fortunate to get a private tour. No-one else was around. Whilw the tour doesn't last long it is steeped in the history of diamond mining in SA and also showed many of the worlds largest diamonds albeit copies. You can see how...More

1  Thank BDL999_12
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear BDL999_12, thank you for sharing your experience and for visiting the Cape Town Diamond Museum. We're thrilled that you learned so much about diamonds. It certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour. We hope to welcome you back to the Museum...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Learn the entire background story about diamonds and how they come to be. See gems unavailable in any other settingMore

1  Thank sbtbless
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Dear sbtbless, 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. We trust you gained valuable insight into the world of diamonds and learning about the history of...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

The tour is actually quite short, though there is good general information on some of the worlds largest diamonds. The showroom with the real gems was good with no pressure to buy. Unless your a lover of diamonds and plan on spending a few thousand...More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear johnshelleyb, 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

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