Kimberley Mine Museum, Kimberley

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At Kimberley Mine Museum you can discover what life was like for fortune-seekers caught up in the 19th-century diamond rush. A selection of restored original buildings at this open-air attraction include a tobacconist shop, a pub, the city’s oldest house, and the homestead that once belonged to the De Beers brothers. A viewing platform offers the best vantage points of the giant crater, a former open-pit diamond mine that's now filled with water. With our world travel planner, Kimberley attractions like Kimberley Mine Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I wrote a long review of this under "The Big Hole". It surpassed my expectations. The diamond museum and the street replica of the 1800s were great additions. 
    I wrote a long review of this under "The Big Hole". It surpassed my expectations. The diamond museum and the street replica of the 1800s were great additions.  more »
  • Visit the early diamond digging started in 1867, see the old time shops and digger shops replicas. Stand on the ramp overhanging the big hole done by hand. These diamond hole is shut down when a... 
    Visit the early diamond digging started in 1867, see the old time shops and digger shops replicas. Stand on the ramp overhanging the big hole done by hand. These diamond hole is shut down when a...  more »

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