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Address: Place du Batha Fez, Fes, Morocco
Phone Number: 212 55 63 41 16
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Description: This Hispano-Moorish palace houses a fine collection of traditional Fez...
This Hispano-Moorish palace houses a fine collection of traditional Fez crafts, the most admirable being the country’s famous cobalt blue pottery.
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Private Tour: Fez Sightseeing Tour

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Boring Museum in an Interesting Palace

Just like our guide book said, the art in this museum is uninspiring. The architecture and gardens, however, are interesting. It's not a must-see, but it is close to everything.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
JASON H
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Des Moines, Iowa
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

What could have been a more enjoyable and relaxed visit was ruined by the 'tour' that we were given by the guide who greeted us as we entered. We recommend skipping the guide especially if you are English as all she kept saying was "16th Century, Berber style, for marriage" and demanded money at the end which amounted to more... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Just like our guide book said, the art in this museum is uninspiring. The architecture and gardens, however, are interesting. It's not a must-see, but it is close to everything.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We really enjoyed visiting this museum. The grounds are beautiful and photogenic, with an interesting range of exhibits on display. Don't miss the wood artisan's shop; he makes the most magnificent boxes, with intricate inlays of different types of wood. Something we haven't seen anywhere else in Morocco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

and some lovely gardens (which are unfortunately off limits). Our female museum docent had great knowledge, however her voice tended to trail off and after several requests to "repeater" we gave up.

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Epalinges, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A lovely shady garden in the center of an interesting museum but the MUST is the man working wood at the bottom (sorry can't remember his name) but his work in beautiful

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Cathlamet, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is an Andalusian garden, resting in the Batha area of Fes. The museum is small and interesting. It is peaceful and used as a venue for many outdoor Musical performances. A charming place to take a look around.

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Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The exhibits are very sparse, as though they have been sold off to antique dealers and collectors. We didn't even see articles that were labelled in coffee table books as belonging to the Batha museum. However, the courtyard gardens are very atmospheric. Some of the fes World Sacred music events are held here. We attended the Iraqi Kurdish singers event,... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

it has been a wonderfuyl and peaceful Visit, charming rooms and gardens. A place of calm, freshness and history of Moroccan life. Around a garden full of charm, galleries contain many objects artisinat and Moroccan art (trimmings, brassware, pottery, musical instruments, etc.). A quiet moment, enjoyable and informative ...

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Montaren et St Mediers
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

On the day that we visited it was the opening ceremony for an international music festival, which slightly restricted our visit because of filming. The museum itself was interesting with exhibits from all of Morocco not just Fes but they were rather limited in number. The gardens however were beautiful even in April and we were surprised to see many... More 

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Parma, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This museum didn't impress me. There are not many items to see and I think that the only interesting things are the garden and the architecture of the museum. At least the price for a ticket is very cheap. If you have a lot of time pay a visit to this museum, otherwise focus on other attractions.

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