Fodor's Expert Review Museu do Diamante

Diamantina Family

The city's Diamond Museum, in a building that dates from 1789, displays equipment used in colonial-period mines. The items on exhibit here include instruments made to torture slaves and sacred art from the 16th to the 19th century. There are guided tours of the rooms where diamonds were classified and separated.


Quick Facts

Rua Direita 14
Diamantina, Minas Gerais  39100–000, Brazil


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Rate Includes: R$1, Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 9–1

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