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Museum of Moroccan Judaism

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Address: 81, Rue Chasseur Jules Gros | Near the Oasis Station, Casablanca, Morocco
Phone Number: +(212) 5 22 99 49 40
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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A history of the jewish people

This is a great museum that has current pictures of the ancient morrocoan synagogues and has donated displays of Sephardic Jewish life

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a great museum that has current pictures of the ancient morrocoan synagogues and has donated displays of Sephardic Jewish life

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Architecture of the building is very eye catching and functional. The exhibits helpful in understanding the cohesive environment where the religious communities met and survived together.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Judaism does exist in Morocco. This is the best place in Casablanca for you to explore and learn about Jewish in habitants in Morocco. The entrance fee is 40dhs

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This museum is a reflection of Moroccan religious tolerance and diversity and it's continuous efforts to celebrate its Moroccan Jewish community even despite all the global developments and pressures! That's what makes morocco like no other country...

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

What a lovely, calm space housing such an interesting story, illustrated beautifully and just a delight to see to learn something of Morocco's rich history and its Jewish heritage.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Beautiful display of photos and artefacts showing the rich Jewish life that formerly existed in Morocco. Not to be missed.

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Essaouira, Morocco
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Guided visit is highlu recommendable but you can also enjoy the visit looking at photos and the other exposition. Museum is in a calm quarter but far from center of city. It is not far from Oasis station where you can eat and drink something.

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Essaouira, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Museum of moroccan judaism is a very intersting museum showing the history of Morocco by the point of view of the jewish presence in the country. This presence start many centuries BC and still continue. You can see photos of synagogues in Morocco, of wedding ceremonies and dress, of many handicraft shop now disappeared. A guided visit is highly suggested... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It has been almost two years since my last visit. I was not going to review the museum again....but then I read the Tripadvisor comments written over that time and wanted to respond. The two major complaints seem to be 1. lack of English lables, and 2. lack of a time line. Like the Berber Museum in Marrakech and the... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Have a look at the photos. Decide for yourselves is this is one tiny room and a couple of exhibits. In fact the building is large enough to house a synagogue as well as many interesting and varied exhibits. What does "too far" mean? A museum is where it is. Indeed, it's an easy tram ride to Oasis station, then... More 

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