The only of its kind in Cape Town, this is a tour all about the world’s oldest and most precious gem. See how diamond and tanzanite jewellery is made at the on-site jewellery manufacturing workshop. In the Shimansky Diamond Cutting and Polishing workshop, witness how a rough stone is transformed into a diamond. Learn about the diamond industry, the history of diamonds and diamonds in South Africa. On the tour, guests see mining gear, famous diamond replicas, historical artifacts, specimens of natural kimberlite and much more.
The Cape Town Diamond Museum is a non-profit organisation, created by Shimansky, that is dedicated to educating, and creating an appreciation for the diamond and the diamond industry.
Bookings are essential.
This is one of the many Cape Town attractions to enjoy at the V&A Waterfront.
Venue: Level 1, The Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Time: 9am to 9pm
Cost: Price on request