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“A big dissapointment” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Marrakesh

Museum of Marrakesh
Place Ben Youssef, Marrakech, Morocco
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Ranked #53 of 100 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
London, United Kingdom
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“A big dissapointment”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I am a fan of museums and Art galleries and make a point of visiting them in every place I travel . This has to be the most disappointing Museum I have ever visited in 30 years of travelling. It was embarrassing. Where have all the Artefacts gone ? and as for the exhibition of ' Modern' Art one would have seen better at a Primary School.

The Building was of vague interest but if this was meant to be the main Municipal Museum of Marrakech then someone needs to take it in hand.

Unless you have a interest in the building do not bother - it was also the most expensive entrance fee we paid in Marrakech.

Visited June 2013
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“Nothing to write home about”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

We thought we should go in as we passed and at least take a look. As others have mentioned everything is in French so we walked around without really any appreciation this obviously isn't ideal. Perhaps an unfair review in that respect. The mosaic tiled rooms were worth a few photos. Not really worth the 60dh entry in our opinion.

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Berlin, Germany
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“Small nice museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

The museum is not big so with reading of all the information you need not more than 30 min for sure. The main hall is nice and some interesting typical Moroccan architecture (if you haven't seen any other Morrocan museum yet). I wouldn't put it on "must seen" list of Marrakesh but its a nice place to relaxe if you are annoyed by the markt atmosphere of medina.

Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Put on to do List”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This Museum of Marrakesh was quite worth the visit. Well laid out with some nice display. Cost was approx 50dhr which hopefully goes towards improving total display.Tile displays were outstanding with centre display somewhat futuristic… not quite sure where that came from. Our guide took us there so assume on the standard tour trail.

Visited June 2013
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“Peaceful Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This museum is mostly in French. If you English is your language then I advise you study up on the museum before you go or get a guide.

The large room in the center is the main draw of the museum. The tile and open space give you a moment to sit, relax, and take in the room. There are paintings on the wall, a small history museum, and a vendor who will write your name artfully in Arabic.

The entire place will take about 30 minutes to complete.

Visited May 2013
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