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Diamond Museum

Katelijnestraat 43, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 34 20 56
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How are diamonds related to Brugges?

You can find out that the inventor fo the technique to polish diamonds was from Belgium and learn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tanya M
One of Bruges' finest

Learning about the early Flemish diamond trade before it shifted to Antwerp was really interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
GeorgeFromSingapore
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The Diamond museum sheds a fascinating light on Bruges' gem connection. Diamonds were traded and polished here as far back as the 14th century. The museum shows how medieval Bruges was the first diamond city in the world, and why the industry later moved to Antwerp. The museum features permanent and temporary exhibitions, a shop dedicated to all things diamond-related, and offers its unique Diamond Polishing Show every day.
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  • Terrible9%
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Katelijnestraat 43, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can find out that the inventor fo the technique to polish diamonds was from Belgium and learn the techniques and the process to get one of the most appreciated jewels! The museum has a challenge for children >6 yr. It is small but very...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learning about the early Flemish diamond trade before it shifted to Antwerp was really interesting. Make sure to attend the one hour demo (twice a day), in our case presented by a really knowledgeable gentleman, fluent in at least 3 languages. Recommended.

Thank GeorgeFromSingapore
Diamondmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear George We are glad you liked the visit and hope to see you again. Thank you for the recommendation. Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the Diamond Museum. Really good information and history of diamond trade and work in Bruges. Better the other museum that shared a combo ticket with. We did the demo which was also interesting.

Thank estherwww
Diamondmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Esther We are glad you liked the visit and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... Although it is a bit too much of the "old style", there is a lot to see and learn. Take your time and read the texts. For example, the history of the diamond production industry of Bruges is described very well. You will also...More

Thank Bernhard L
Diamondmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bernhard We are working on making the museum more interactive (started with our selfie-corner project). We are glad you liked the visit and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge

Reviewed 9 September 2017

As part of the Hi Belgium Pass by Brussels Airlines, I could choose two attractions in Brugge. Perhaps the lady who wrote the not so nice comments you just saw in the Choco Museum's guestbook,should have come to the Diamond Museum. I had arrived in...More

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Diamondmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear We'd like to express our apprehension for the situation you've described. It seems that we didn't communicate sufficiently beforehand about our policies. Our insurance policy demands certain restrictions, unfortunately. We're sorry to learn about your negative feelings stemming from this. We take note of...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very sparkly museum full of sparkly exhibits . Very interesting history about mining and the highs and lows over the years ..

Thank Stuart W
Diamondmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Stuart We are glad you liked the visit and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge

Reviewed 3 September 2017

The museum was interesting to walk about and I definitely learned a lot about diamonds. The demonstration was really well delivered and absolutely fascinating.

Thank Joe S
Diamondmuseum, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Joe We are glad you liked the visit and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit near rijskmuseum.... and Von gogh museum... tickets are very reasonable and gr8 places to go near by like vondel park ...The diamond museum showed the history of diamonds in the videos and the jewellery that was made n displayed over there...More

Thank suneelb132016
Arber D, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Suneelb I am glad you liked the Diamond museum, but you confused the one in Bruges and the one in Amsterdam... Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We went a few days ago and it was amazing. The diamond polishing is a must and the guy that did it was superb and really knew his stuff. Well worth a visit.

Thank donnalynno
Arber D, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Donnalynno We are glad you liked the visit and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge (ps: thank you for the compliment)

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Not a very large museum but I definitely enjoyed checking it out. Lots of information about diamonds, that's for sure! I really liked seeing all the different coloured diamonds and the very large diamond they have as well. Definitely worth checking out, and it doesn't...More

Thank Krista R
Arber D, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Krista We are glad you liked the visit and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Diamondmuseum Brugge

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purplediamond80
20 July 2017|
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Response from Diamondmuseum | Property representative |
Dear, You can take a buggy around, even though it will be a little effort to move the buggy because there are 4 floors so you need to do some steps... Kind regards Diamondmuseum Brugge
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purplediamond80
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Hello There is a small diamond jewellery gift shop (jewels, necklages, pearls, earrings, keyhangers, books...). The real diamon jewellery is immideatly next door in the Diamond house. kind regards
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