Culture Vultures, First Timers, History Buffs, Uniquely Dutch
The Diamond Museum in Amsterdam, located next to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, offers an extensive collection of diamonds and artifacts. The exhibition provides an insight on how diamonds are geologically formed and it shows how diamonds have increasingly been associated with wealth and power throughout the years.
The collection has a wonderful display of historical crowns and replicas of famous diamonds. Discover the crowns of Royals around the world. Which one suits you best? Find out with the ‘Crown Yourself app’!
The Diamond Museum offers an impressive collection of artifacts. Admire the glass-diamond ‘Katana’, the smallest diamond ever polished and gaze at the ‘Ape Skull’, featuring 17,000 brilliant cut diamonds.
Enjoy a fascinating visit at the Diamond Museum and discover 400 years of diamond history and find out why Amsterdam is called ‘the City of Diamonds’.