Location: Second Floor, Exhibit Type: Permanent The Hope Diamond, is on display in The Harry Winston Gallery. To learn more, visit the Smithsonian Channel's website for the documentary, “Mystery of the Hope Diamond.”
That's a big rock! Did you know Harry Winston mailed this to the Smithsonian? That post office is now the Postal Museum! Check it out!
not as big as i imagined..but still awesome!its blue diamond sister,the Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond is also here until Sept 6th!
Whoever comes in direct contact with the stone is cursed for life! So, please no touching.. :P
It will look better on my neck. :)
Is that the real one or a duplicate and the real one is in the vault?
It's like trying to view the Mona Lisa. Have to wait your turn. Good thing the display turns, so it will eventually faces you in about three revolutions.
Big blue diamond. Looks bigger on tv
Not as large as I expected.... and it's BLUE!
Hope diamond exhibit, was popular.. but we liked the dinosaurs!
I Hope one day I'll have a diamond so beautiful