The diamond museum is located in a monumental building at Paulus Potterstraat 8 in Amsterdam at the Museum Square.
What better place to learn about history than at a building that is more than 100 years old. Discover all the old elements light stained glass windows and tall ceilings while you learn about diamonds.
Learn about the origin of diamonds. Where they come from, how and why they are mined. Discover the entire process in a fun and interactive way.
Almost unrecognizable, rough diamonds are often mistaken for rocks. They look nothing like the sparkling stone we all know and love.
Learn how diamonds are valuated by means of the 4 C's of diamond valuation. The 4 C's stand for: carat, color, clarity and cut. These four factors determine a polished diamond's appearance and sparkle.
Over the years, the tool of professional diamond polishers improved a lot. Especially hundreds of years ago, it was extremely difficult to polish a diamond completely symmetrical. Fortunately, the polishers have their own set of tools to help them achieve this.
For more than 400 years, Amsterdam is known as the City of Diamonds. But how did the capital of the small country became the world's leading city of diamond polishing? The Diamond Museum Amsterdam takes you on a journey to explain how the Dutch diamond industry became a flourishing one.
For centuries, Royals are famous for wearing the most extravagant diamond pieces. Explore our collection of Royals and their jewelry
One of the most famous items diamonds are put into are crowns and tiaras. The second floor is dedicated to a special exhibition that focuses on crowns from all over the world.
Diamonds are often used in jewelry, but that's not the only use. We collected exclusive objects that are completely set with diamonds. The results are breathtaking.
Ever wondered what it is like to be inside a diamond? The last room if the museum lets you experience this. It is the highlight of the museum.