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National Archaeology Museum

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Small but Interesting

This is a very small museum in Rabat. You can do it in an hour. Also, the descriptions are only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gibbospa
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Small but Interesting!

I was here this weekend with some friends and found our visit pleasant! We paid 15 dirhams for... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
travelgirl179
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Pennsylvania
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Since 1986 this has been a history museum in Morocco, with rich archaeological collections dating back to prehistoric times.
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Rue Brihi, Rabat 10030, Morocco
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212/7/70 19 19
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very small museum in Rabat. You can do it in an hour. Also, the descriptions are only in either Arabic or French. I was able to use the little french I know, plus my translator to have a pretty good visit. It...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Quite small museum that i visited with a friend was a nice surprise for me. First of all 30's building itself is a architectural pearl. Museum has beautiful collection of old Islamic gold coins and you can see them with movable magnified glass. Also interesting...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This museum is very small with nothing exciting that really stands out. It is easy to find, just a few blocks from the museum of contemporary art. There are 5 different exhibits in the museum. There are some fossils, coins, bronze, and marble among a...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

I wouldn't have known about this place, except that the entry is free when you pay for the museum of modern arts. I'm very glad we came, it's a really nice collection, with lovely little gardens and all exhibits have explanations in Moroccan Arabic, French...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

I was here this weekend with some friends and found our visit pleasant! We paid 15 dirhams for admission for both this museum as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art with the student price, although I believe there are certain days that this particular...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Unless you can read Arabic or French, I would skip this. There is no information in English. This small museum is well appointed with some interesting artifacts, some from Volubilis.

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

The museum is modest in size. It will take you less than an hour to go through it. It does however have some interesting items and provides a good introduction to ancient civilization in Morocco. Entry was approx. $3 USD so won't break the bank....More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

This small museum is set in a back street near to the Museum of Contemporary Art and a combined visit would be quite possible. Our private bus stopped in front of the Art Museum and we walked about 75 metres down a small side street...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

If you've run out of things to see on your "A" list for Rabat this could be a strong candidate for a visit. It has a new name now but there are several finds from Volubilis and the Roman era, as well as from the...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

It was difficult to find and the signs inside were pretty rubbish, but it’s still worth visiting. It could be a really good museum with a bit of passion and money. I particularly wish they had more on the history of sugar production. Use google...More

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Malak0415
March 17, 2018|
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Response from sandsh0912 | Reviewed this property |
No dinosaurs. It’s a museum of archeology not palaeontology
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Rosemary N
May 30, 2016|
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Response from Bernard B | Reviewed this property |
The museum is open from 9am to 4pm every day except Tuesday.
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