Museu do Diamante, Diamantina

3.5
Situated in a city whose name, history, and very existence revolves around the diamond trade, Museu do Diamante retains significant importance to Diamantina. Founded in 1954, the museum holds a large collection of artifacts, including armor, weapons, prints, paintings, sculptures, musical instruments, machinery, and a variety of other interesting material. With its whitewashed walls, vivid blue doors, and gold-painted window frames, the museum building itself is as attractive as its contents. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Diamantina holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Museu do Diamante and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A few memories of the colonial past are gathered. Among them rare coins. Quickly made the rounds. Free.
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  • It's a good experience and opportunity for travelers to know each other a little more about the story of Diamantina. Recommend!
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  • Objects of different epochs, a good historic tour. The guide told us interesting facts of mining and the time of slavery, best tour of Diamantina.
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  • Small but interesting museum that showcases the mining history of the place, and life back in the old days.
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  • A sensational Museum. You can feel the energy of the time in each room. Some have a tense atmosphere, as the objects used by the slaves, and other lighter and relaxed, as the stones.
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  • I was a little disappointed. I thought I'd see diamonds, since the name of the Museum is this. I saw many sacred pieces. They should change the name to Museum of Diamantina. I saw a few pieces of extraction only.
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  • The diamond Museum in Diamantina is leaving much to be desired for some time here, very bad customer service by the very rude receptionist, receptionist and attendant security then are great both in attendance and in education, lack water fountains for the tourists being a public entity and as students sometimes the same reach with paid travel and not bring in money.
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