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Cape Town Diamond Museum

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Informative Tour

A bit difficult to find as its tucked away but eventually found it. Although I hadn't booked a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angela M
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
A delightful visit

Even though we weren't buyers, they could not have been welcoming. Simply fascinating exhibition... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jo J
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Level 1 The Clock Tower | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit difficult to find as its tucked away but eventually found it. Although I hadn't booked a tour, this was no problem. As diamonds are my best friend I enjoyed this short but informative tour. Once in the obligatory showroom there was much to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though we weren't buyers, they could not have been welcoming. Simply fascinating exhibition well worth seeing. I also got to try on some rings. I wish we could have bought the odd ringMore

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jo J, thank you for your review and for your visit to the Cape Town Diamond Museum. We are happy to read you had a delightful visit and found it fascinating. It certainly was our pleasure sharing our passion for diamonds with you. Kind...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very entertaining and informative with the museum exhibits and history, but even more interesting was the workshop and detailed explanations of the 4 C's (and patient - I think I asked a lot of questions). It was also very good to be able to get...More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Graeme C, thank you for your recent visit to the Cape Town Diamond Museum and for sharing your experience. We are pleased that you found the Museum to be entertaining and informative, and no doubt our diamond guide would have loved answering your questions....More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Our guide, Marissa, was polite, friendly and full of knowledge. Soft spoken & gentle. The museum itself was fun, educational and it takes around 20 - 30 minutes. Everyone wants a diamond but now you can learn where diamonds come from and the entire history...More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Francois En Liz... S, thank you for visiting the Cape Town Diamond Museum and for sharing your experience. We're pleased that Marissa gave you an unforgettable experience and that you were able to learn a great deal about diamonds. Kind regards, The Cape Town...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Worth a visit on a rainy day! The tour gives you a great history of the diamond industry in South Africa, with small exhibits to complement the history, even going as far back as the beginnings of diamond being used as an adornment. We were...More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Dear F S, thank you for sharing your experience and for visiting the Cape Town Diamond Museum. We're delighted that you found the diamond tour informative and it certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour. We hope to welcome you back to...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by last Friday and were given a private tour by David. We didn’t have a reservation but I’d suggest it. The hour tour was very informative and David answered all of our questions. I’m sure the Waterfront is on many people’s itinerary so...More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear tdhgi, thank you for taking the time to visit the Cape Town Diamond Museum and for sharing your experience. We're pleased that David gave you an unforgettable experience and we're thrilled that you learned so much about diamonds. It certainly was our pleasure to...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely fun and educational experience...., if diamonds are your thing! Very friendly and knowledgeable staff! I found out more about diamonds in 45 mins than I thought possible! Go, visit, enjoy...., by the end you'll be tempted to buy some!!More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

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 your guide made your experience a memorable one. It certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour. We hope...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Brief but informative exhibit of the diamond industry in South Africa, and the process by which diamonds are created from mining to the final cut. And nice wines to enjoy when looking at the diamond store at the end.More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Dear chacodrum, thank you for visiting the Cape Town Diamond Museum and for sharing your experience. We're pleased that your guide gave you an unforgettable experience and that you were able to learn a great deal about diamonds. Kind regards, The Cape Town Diamond Museum...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We found this place through TA and thought we’d check it out. It’s a lovely wee museum which offers a private guide to take you round the small but informative exhibitions. We got the history of the diamond in South Africa, saw the workshops where...More

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Dear summer582, thank you for sharing your experience and for visiting the Cape Town Diamond Museum. We're delighted that you found the diamond tour informative and it certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour. We hope to welcome you back to the...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

It is more then just looking at some shiny diamonds. Really interesting facts and very nice staff. Would go back againMore

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CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Dear Joy M, 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. We hope to welcome you back to the Diamond Museum on...More

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Ameera R
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We weren in there for at least an hour. We had questions and the guide was very willing to awnser them all in detail
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