We were given a booklet full of information about this delightful museum but be aware that the pages don't always correspond to the room
Excellent value for money. The exhibits may be less interesting than the building they are housed in but the tile work is amazing and the courtyard garden a joy. The staff were up a ladder getting kumquats and gave us some to try - lovely
There is lots to enjoy here. Having wandered through downstairs and been delighted with everything and ready to leave you still have the best to come. My wife was quite taken with the court yard and Gazebo. My best bit was the ministers' room which I thought was dazzling nothing else we saw on this holiday matched it's splendour.
Very inexpensive museum showing what a prosperous house were like. The public rooms (upper floor) are stunning and we took lots of photos there. Quiet interior garden was a respite from the busy Medina. The displays of clothing and jewelry were interesting, if a bit terrifying, given the size of some of the items that were worn. A great look... More
This is the place to go to view high-quality, historical Moroccan crafts, such as rugs, intricately carved wooden doors, painted leather, jewelry and pottery. The building itself is beautiful, hidden in the southern medina, less than 5 minutes from the Bahia Palace. In fact, the building was the residence of the brother of the Bahia Palace's owner, a 19th-century vizier.... More
Close to Baha'i palace (3 mins walk), we thought it was the nicest interior architecture of the sights that we saw in Marrakech. It was quieter too which meant better photo opportunities. Only 10Dh each entry fee.
This delightful museum, barely mentioned in my guidebook, is much more interesting than the Saadian tombs or the Merdersa in my view. Formally a private house it now houses small displays of embroidery, pottery, daggers, guns etc downstairs in shady rooms around a lovely garden. Upstairs are rooms with stunning painted wooden ceilings and carved stone decorations. It only costs... More
We love this museum, and visit whenever we go to Marrakech. It's a delightful collection of authentic artefacts from the 19C, mainly beautiful Berber arts and crafts, and you can learn a lot about traditional Moroccan culture and history here. The galleries are cool and shady, and there's a very pretty garden. And its never crowded. Highly recommended.
After my family's incredible let-down with Bahia Palace we headed back toward Medina Marrakech to find this Dar Si Said (directly North about 5 minutes walk). Much better maintained than Bahia Palace, less people - more to look at (artifacts, daggers, etc.) and historical perspective written in French and English. Then after leaving walked North and found a really nice... More
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