Amsterdam: Diamant Museum Entrance Ticket

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Amsterdam: Diamant Museum Entrance Ticket

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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.

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  • Experience a thrilling diamond heist in the new Laser Room
  • Follow the journey of a diamond, from beneath the earth through the stages of processing
  • See replicas of some of the world’s most famous diamonds
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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. Experience a thrilling diamond heist in the new Laser Room. Test your acrobatics as you manoeuvre between the laser beams and try to reach the diamond. If you hit a laser beam, an alarm will go off. Do you dare?
  • Entrance to the Diamant Museum and adjacent Coster Diamonds
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    • Wheelchair users
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    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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      Diamant Museum Paulus Potterstraat 8 1071 CZ Amsterdam

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      • The Diamant Museum is open from 09:00-17:00 daily, including weekends
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      The history of diamonds is fascinating.

      I liked it a lot, but I thought they could talk more about Brazil's diamonds. One of the most beautiful collections in the world is in Portugal. From the second decade of the 18th century until the start of mining in South Africa, around 1870, Minas Gerais was the largest diamond producer in the world and I believe most of it was cut in Amsterdam. Brazil still produced in the twentieth century and continues to produce with new growth prospects in the sector in Bahia, Mato Grosso and Minas Gerais. Recently in Coromandel they found a 92 ct diamond. Unfortunately there was no time to go to Belgium (Antwerp)

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      January 3, 2019

      January 9, 2020

      A small but fine museum with great exhibits. The museum is located in the immediate vicinity of the Rijksmuseum and Moco. In addition to this, you can also buy a diamond (ring or chain) directly.

      January 8, 2020

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