Smithsonian's NMNH

Hope Diamond Exhibit

Science Museum
Lenfant Plz SW (at National Museum of Natural History), Washington, D.C. 20560, United States
Hours:
Closed until 10:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–5:30 PM
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Yes

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.”

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  • John C.

    Usually pretty crowded and a little underwhelming. The jewel rotates so just find an empty space and it'll come to you.

    John Cockerill · April 13
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  • Melissa M.

    Hope diamond exhibit, was popular.. but we liked the dinosaurs!

    Melissa Michaud Nishan · December 17, 2014
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  • William™

    Is that the real one or a duplicate and the real one is in the vault?

    William™ · November 11, 2013
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  • Flavia F.

    I Hope one day I'll have a diamond so beautiful

    Flavia Faustini · September 13, 2013
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  • Poupee T.

    It will look better on my neck. :)

    Poupee T · May 11, 2013
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  • Brette C.

    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.

    Brette C. · March 3, 2013
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  • @LorenzoAgustin ☆

    Whoever comes in direct contact with the stone is cursed for life! So, please no touching.. :P

    @LorenzoAgustin ☆ · June 12, 2012
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  • Michael "Mayor" M.

    Big blue diamond. Looks bigger on tv

    Michael "Mayor" Maher · October 28, 2011
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  • GiGi

    Not as large as I expected.... and it's BLUE!

    GiGi · May 9, 2011
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  • Jeff M.

    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!

    Jeff Meade · March 10, 2011
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  • Intan H.

    not as big as i imagined..but still awesome!its blue diamond sister,the Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond is also here until Sept 6th!

    Intan Hazlin · July 31, 2010
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