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“great collection with good explanations” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Maison Tiskiwin

Maison Tiskiwin
8 Rue de la Bahia | Riads Zitoun, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 (0) 24 38 91 92
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Marrakech Palaces and Monuments Tour
Ranked #27 of 140 things to do in Marrakech
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: At this small, well organized, and informative museum, you’ll get the chance to learn about the history of Marrakech and the region in general. Stocked with artifacts from past centuries and other quality exhibits, you’ll leave feeling satisfied with your time spent there.
Atlanta, Georgia
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“great collection with good explanations”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

I really appreciated the very detailed explanations of all the objects on display, as well as the organization of the museum into rooms as a tour to Timbuktu. I probably learned more here than I did anywhere else in Marrakech.

Visited June 2013
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“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

All the guidebooks rave about this place, but the accompanying text with the exhibits is incomprehensible, and doesn't provide much context. Try the Berber museum in the Jardin Majorelle instead.

Visited June 2013
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“Amazing collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Fantastic collection of Moroccan, African artefacts, statues, textiles, garments etc. What a fantastic life he must have had.

Visited April 2013
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“Specialist interest”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Marrakech museums are similar in being small and typically focused on native people's heritages, but also feeling a little dated. This place fits that mold. If you're interested in the craftwork of Berbers and other Moroccan and Saharan peoples, then do visit.

Visited May 2013
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“Tiny Museum With African Treasures”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Just next to Riad Hayati you can duck in and see some lovely textiles and artisan work from all over Africa. Very friendly little place.

Visited May 2013
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