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National Archaeology Museum

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It is a bit of a time capsule from colonial days but there are good artifacts and occasional... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2015
Richmond, Virginia
Small museum and hard to find

The best way to find this museum is to locate the art museum and look for a little white building... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2015
Buffalo, New York
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Since 1986 this has been a history museum in Morocco, with rich archaeological collections dating back to prehistoric times.
Rue Brihi, Rabat 10030, Morocco
212/7/70 19 19
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Reviewed October 4, 2015

Even though the entry fee is cheap (10DH) I expected more from this. The guide book I had recommended it but theres only about 4 rooms containing a small amount of items, not particularly nicely presented. Unless you have a particular interest in archeological items...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 14, 2015

this is a real shame for the government of Morocco - with such briliant history of Northern Africa they have small, badly organised museum where there is no guide and literally very little explanations of who and when was coming to that place to settle...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Maxim T
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Worst museum ever. A few shards and other bric-a-brac, no decent lighting or explanation, most of the pieces were out on loan, including the main attractions from the bronze room.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank avandek
Reviewed May 21, 2015

It is a bit of a time capsule from colonial days but there are good artifacts and occasional narrative overviews in French. DK insight guides are particularly good in laying out museums in Morocco so I strongly suggest you consult that guide before you go...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed May 12, 2015

We planned to visit the museum to see the exhibit of Roman bronze from Volubilis. Unfortunately the exhibit is closed but none of our guidebooks indicated that. It had a few bronze sculptures from Volubilis on display but it is very small exhibit. If you...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed April 17, 2015

The best way to find this museum is to locate the art museum and look for a little white building down a side street. The museum is only one room with a balcony. There are a few Neolithic and Roman relics as well as some...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed February 17, 2015

This location is near the Parliment building on a small side street. Very small site with only a few rooms of limited neolithic and Roman era items. The cost is 10dh and will only take you a 30-45 minutes to complete so take your time....More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank kevin p
Reviewed September 6, 2014

It was worth the trek just because I enjoyed the roman history so much but it is very much out of the way. And my taxi driver took 45 minutes and asking multiple locals for directions. It's small and not very well known.

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed August 16, 2014

… but when i where there, many (and not the least) pieces were lent to other museums and not to be seen. The collection is, especially for moroccan standard, a very good one and if you are historically interested you should go and visit. It...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

It is a bit difficult to find coz it is in a short street and the building is not big and there are no signs, but if you follow some guide or have gps, there would be no problem. The entrance fee is 10 dh...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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March 17, 2018|
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Response from sandsh0912 | Reviewed this property |
No dinosaurs. It’s a museum of archeology not palaeontology
Rosemary N
May 30, 2016|
Response from Bernard B | Reviewed this property |
The museum is open from 9am to 4pm every day except Tuesday.