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Musee de Marrakech - Fondation Omar Benjelloun

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Some intersting exhibits

There was a range of interesting exhibits but they are not well displayed and do not offer English... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
David B
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Interesting but not much explanation

Interesting place to see the inside of one of those houses in the middle of old district, but not... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not much to see here and not much to write about. Like most people have said, it's a nice building but with very little else to see. The most interesting thing that happened during my visit was that the woman working in the cafe tried...More

Thank Johanna F
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place, every room had a surprise, look up, the ceilings are awesome, loved all the art and artefacts.

Thank Ginufette
Reviewed August 20, 2018

There was a range of interesting exhibits but they are not well displayed and do not offer English explanations. No problem if your French is adequate. One quirky display was the world's largest samovar. Be careful as you wander through the passages and rooms. The...More

Thank David B
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Interesting place to see the inside of one of those houses in the middle of old district, but not much explanation as of what is what, so it was difficult to understand.

Thank Krpr
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful space filled with beauty and peace and tranquillity. The center atrium has huge hanging lampshade type of item coming from the ceiling which casts an orange gold reflection in the tiled courtyard. The tile work is magnificent. Display cases of artifacts...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The former palace is nicely renewed, there is some modern art and traditional artwork too on display. However, tea lovers will love it for a different reason. You will learn everything about the history of the Berber whisky that is how green tea with lots...More

Thank inorbi
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

If you want to know what is inside, walk around the markets and look at the pottery and imagine it just looking a bit older / cracked. The palaces are a lot better and a fraction of the price.

Thank MattLeRoss
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Nice architecture, but otherwise nothing interesting there. No real exhibit inside you can marvel the building itself.

Thank TomAce
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We went here because the school was closed.But it was the best in the town. The arhitecture is amazing!

Thank 945alinab
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Nice architecture. Brilliant photo opportunities. The Ben Youssef Madrasa was unfortunately closed for renovation during our stay so this was the next best place we could find for those intricate patterns and details.

Thank leglobetrotter7
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