See the lovely gemstones of the Amsterdam Diamant Museum, and explore the craftsmanship of diamond polishing and jewelry design. Take a journey through 3 billion years of natural history, and explore the connection between royalty and diamonds.
What to Expect
Go on a journey that began 3 billion years ago, 120 miles (200 kilometers) under the ground, and get access to Amsterdam’s Diamant Museum.
Learn the history of diamond exploration and the craftsmanship involved in processing raw diamonds into jewels that adorn necks, wrists, and fingers around the world. Each stone has a story to tell, told via exhibits of replicas of 22 famous diamonds.
Watch a short film that follows the diamond on its journey from its formation deep within the earth, through mining, distribution, trade, and processing.
See splendid pieces of jewelry, including a renowned collection of diamonds and jewels from the royal House of Oranje-Nassau, and others gems famous for their history, or simply for their unique beauty.
- Entrance to the Diamant Museum and adjacent Coster Diamonds
Know Before You Go
• The Diamant Museum is open from 09:00-17:00 daily, including weekends