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Musee de Marrakech - Fondation Omar Benjelloun

Place Ben Youssef, Marrakech, Morocco
24 44 18 93
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Worth the visit

The Musee is deep in the old Medina and thus a difficult place to find. If you are not 100... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anton V
Danville, California
amazing architecture of old

amazing architecture of old, close to the ben yousuf madrassa/ mosque, we ended up going here as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
imdad r
London, United Kingdom
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Place Ben Youssef, Marrakech, Morocco
24 44 18 93
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Musee is deep in the old Medina and thus a difficult place to find. If you are not 100% certain on how to get there or you have a taxi dropping you off ... I highly recommend securing a private walking tour guide that...More

Thank Anton V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing architecture of old, close to the ben yousuf madrassa/ mosque, we ended up going here as the ben yousuf madrassa was closed for renovations in dec 2017

Thank imdad r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small museum in a renovated palace, with a small cafe in the courtyard. The exhbits are not many, but the textiles and jewelry on display are extraordinary. There is a hamam, although nowadays it contains only a selection of small and colorful...More

Thank Sonja W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy a great visit. No charge to go in. Feel like you are back in time. Worth the visit. Right in the souk.

Thank Sandra-LeeChampagne
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Best museum we visited. Lovely architecture and ceilings. We went early morning and it was quiet. Only 30d and well worth it.

Thank cablecar06
Reviewed November 11, 2017

We didn't appreciate the art in this museum nor did we speak Arabic or French so the signage was useless. What was impressive is the main indoor courtyard with the large chandelier suspended from the rood structure. If you want to take a rest, sit...More

Thank HvPssptWilTrvl
Reviewed November 7, 2017

It's a good place to see some moroccan art, but in my opinion it wasn't a must see in this city. It's close to the Medrassa

Thank Laura_Sant0s
Reviewed October 30, 2017

The museum's art is quite simple, but the building itself is very beautiful. It worth the visit for sure...

Thank Cleiton N
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We expect much more from this museum. Everything was written either in Arabic or french, so none chance to understand anything if you don't speak one of those languages. The entrance fee is expensive 50 dhs and the museum is just an internal patio with...More

Thank Tsvetislava I
Reviewed October 20, 2017

There isn't much to see but this museum is still worth a visit. It's a restored building with some great works by local artists plus some historic artifacts. The building itself is interesting as it's ancient and not everything has been restored so there are...More

Thank Robert E
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