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Hidden Gem!

We found this place through TA and thought we’d check it out. It’s a lovely wee museum which... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
summer582
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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A tour with more in store

It is more then just looking at some shiny diamonds. Really interesting facts and very nice staff... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joy M
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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 2 days ago 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

Thank summer582
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Joy M
CTDiamondMuseum, Manager at Cape Town Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guided tour of this small museum was simply amazing. It’s definitely my favorite visit so far in Cape Town. I learned so many incredible things about diamonds, how they are collected, about history as well ! It gives such a new perspective on diamonds...More

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Diamond Museum is a bit hard to find as it is in a small mall. We were the only ones on the tour so we got to talk to our guide a bit. She was well informed and gave us a lot of information...More

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited late afternoon one day, a bit hard to find as it is in a small mall with small shops but deep in the tourist area in Victoria and Alfred Wharf.. A polite staffer met us, sized us up, and said that they were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I were looking for things to do for our anniversary weekend while it was raining in cape town, and we came across this tour. From start to finish, it was wonderful. So informative and creative. All of our questions were answered, the...More

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is exquisite and so well laid out. It truly leads you from one exhibit to the next and is so interactive. The sales team are incredibly knowledgable and were very helpful and friendly when asked questions. It was a wonderful educational experience.Who knew...More

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

Dear CamillaOJ, 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....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a couple of very interesting and informative hours here with a charming and knowledgeable guide. I never knew there were so many colours of diamonds. I resisted the temptation to shop though!More

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

Dear AstralAli, 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 your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of our tour group stop--small display with interesting facts--that's about it--takes 15 mins--then they want you to shop their own shop--extremely expensive. Satff seemed to be disinterested in the "museum part" but very attentive in the shop. Had to get "buzzed in" and "buzzed...More

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

Dear cynthiaa202, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Your feedback is extremely valuable to us. It is unfortunate that you did not have sufficient time available to enjoy the full diamond experience tour. Our tours are generally conducted on a one-on-one...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Roxanne’s professionalism was greatly appreciated. She had a wealth of knowledge and was able to answer the questions we had. Her hospitality had shown through and her kindness was exemplary beyond measure.

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

Dear kimberlyg551, thank you for visiting the Cape Town Diamond Museum and for sharing your experience. We're pleased that Roxanne gave you an unforgettable experience and that you were able to learn a great deal about diamonds. Kind regards, The Cape Town Diamond Museum Team

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Response from Sylvia W | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other response from 4 days ago. About 45 min. plus any extra time you want to spend in their shop looking at all the sparkly things for sale.
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