Coster Diamonds  



 
 
Each year, about 340.000 visitors come to see the Coster Diamonds craftsmen at work. Free guided tours demonstrating the process of cutting and polishing diamonds are led by Coster’s accommodating staff. The tours are available in more than 24 languages. After the tour, visitors can browse in the spacious showrooms.
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"Better off going to beaverbrooks"
This is a small uninteresting museum. Almost everything is a replica. The most interesting part was the film at the start. There is a long walk through a...
Written by EuropeSlatch, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Free entrance and fun tour if you want to learn about diamonds"
I had a very good tour, led by a gentleman named Fabian Cecile. He was very knowledgeable on both diamonds and the long history of Coster Diamonds. His...
Written by sugarhighs, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"See the rocks getting shaped"
After visiting the diamant museum, we dropped in to see diamonds being shaped, we really enjoyed the displays and just cruising around be aware it is...
Written by JnVSydney, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Not for me"
We went to this museum as part of a tour. In my opinion it was all hype and little impact. It was interesting to see the the jewelers cutting and shaping...
Written by alwaysawayFlorida, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Not a Museum but instead, an overview of the trade and use of diamonds"
You will find good replicas, facsimile and faux diamonds. You'll learn about the trade value and Amsterdam's role in it. This is not a time...
Written by Stylelust, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Diamond Museum"
In an inconspicuous building nearly opposite the Van Gogh Museum is located a small temple with diamonds. Each floor has plenty of breathtaking jewelry....
Written by NinaVonHolland, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"All things that glitter"
Being a lover of all things that glitter, especially diamonds. This an excellent museum to visit, allot of thought has gone into the exhibition, covering...
Written by JnVSydney, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Unexpected delights"
This museum was more fascinating than I had expected. Some really interesting displays of crowns and tiaras, some of which were incredibly pretty and lots...
Written by catowner2015, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Interesting"
Liked seeing the diamond polishing in action, displays were a bit limiting and could be usefully extended. Much of this activity is based around the shop...
Written by catowner2015, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Bradley, Liz and Liam's museum visit"
Chose this museum due to the fact that we are originally from SA and have quite a bit of knowledge about diamonds. The information is extensive and the...
Written by Bradley C, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"More of a sales & marketing gag"
The so called museum is small so it takes between 30 min and one hour to see everything. The normal price of €8,50 is simply too much for what is...
Written by James_Supertramp_Th, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Basic museum, only a bit more interesting topic :)"
Went there during our stay in Amsterdam. The most impressive thing for me was the diamond skull from one of the Bond movies.
Written by Riikka77, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"I've been on better tours"
This is more of a commercial sales outlet than a touristy place. The information in the main intro room is interesting and you do have the chance to see...
Written by PJ_Jain, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Little bit of a museum, lot of trying to sell you some jewellery"
Not much to say. Didn't find this a great attraction. You get to see a few people polishing diamonds and receive a 2min lecture on how they polish...
Written by Viko J, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Nice museum with friendly staff"
I really learned something about those precious stones. The only downer was that it was too crowded in the museum.
Written by Eve, 3 years ago on TOP3.AMSTERDAM
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"If around, may visit"
It is quite informative, but not worth the money that is charged for entry fee. You may find much bigger places like this in London that have free entry....
Written by Sanoj J, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Friendly Staff , Cool Tour"
We started the tour in the main shop and visited the exhibit in the main coster shop/house. There are two floors to look at some interesting facts on the...
Written by niamhs456, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Nice experience on a rainy day but nothing more"
The museum is interesting and you can even see the black rembrandt diamond, crowns, the ape skull and other diamonds; it's very quiet place and we...
Written by graziella_r76, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"More a sales venue supplemented by a museum"
Located at the Museumplein close to Rijksmuseum and just across Van Gogh Museum, this place has been established by Costa Diamond in 2007 so it is quite...
Written by Ricky Y, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"So so"
Small museum, interesting story. You do not need more than half an hour. Some exhibits dusty or missing. If you not visit, you will not miss anything
Written by Nina1981812, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Pretty and interesting"
Really great history about diamonds, is a small museum and cost of entry I don't believe is worth it but interesting to see anyways
Written by Shumina R, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Lots of stairs"
Went here but was left feeling let down. Lots of stairs. End up in the diamond shop where there are nice diamonds on show to buy.
Written by boysmum2, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Amazing items in museum"
We visited here using the IAmsterdam card and went towards the end of the day so it was quieter and easy to walk around and look at all of the exhibits....
Written by Nikki832014, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Fun facts and shopping"
Interesting and fun facts about diamonds. Nice exhibitions about diamonds in regalia on the top floor. Entrance fee includes both the diamond museum and...
Written by Peter H, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Should be called glass museum"
Almost everything is fake. The two things that were not replicas had very tiny stones though lots of them. Better to read a Wikipedia about diamonds. Not...
Written by Steve R, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Glittering"
A not very big museum placed in Museumplein,across the street to Rijkmuseum.Here you can find about diamonds genesis,can see some replicas of famous...
Written by zuv, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Interesting tour"
The tour is quite short, although costs nothing, and ends up in the shop which is full of very expensive jewellery.
Written by Sh12014, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Diamonds everywhere"
This is a diamond processing factory. They collect the diamond from around the world and process the diamonds here. Rumour has it that the Netherlands has...
Written by mahameru, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Friendly and Informative!"
Friendly and informative short tour. Large range of jewelrey and stones, to suit most pockets and very easy to find.
Written by Sheila R, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Nice little museum"
Yes, it is a bit disappointing that a lot of the jewels on display weren't real, but it gave a good idea of the history and how diamonds are cut and...
Written by EssexPianist, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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