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Museum of Moroccan Arts

Dar el Makhzen, Place de la Kasbah, Tangier, Morocco
+212 5399-32097
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quite spectacular place to discover

well, an entire story full of mystery, traditions, and genius in this museum. from exhibitions... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2015
moonfruits
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Alaska
The former Sultan’s Palace is now used as the Museum of Moroccan Arts!

The Moroccan arts museum is located in the Kasbah of Tangier, specifically in the royal apartments... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2015
Joesbirg
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Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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  • Average15%
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Dar el Makhzen, Place de la Kasbah, Tangier, Morocco
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+212 5399-32097
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Reviewed May 25, 2015

well, an entire story full of mystery, traditions, and genius in this museum. from exhibitions featuring the most traditional to the more contemporary artists make up a story as is Morocco today. I haven't been here before but loved it. highly recommended

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Reviewed January 30, 2015

The Moroccan arts museum is located in the Kasbah of Tangier, specifically in the royal apartments of Dar el Makhzen, the sultan's palace according to our private guide, Built in the seventeenth century, this palace was expanded and renovated several times before becoming a museum...More

2  Thank Joesbirg
Reviewed December 13, 2014

Tangier Museum of Moroccan Arts is housed in the prince's apartments which are princely: painted wooden ceilings, sculpted plaster work and mosaics, all of them exquisite. A worthy setting for works of art from all over Morocco, which are honoured as prestigious ambassadors of their...More

1  Thank dr_paulwhite
Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Museum of Moroccan Art in Dar el Makhzen is located in the top of the Medina of Tangier. The Museum was formerly a palace that was built in the 17th century for the use of the Governor / open from Monday to Wednesday at...More

1  Thank NurseNancy07
Reviewed December 13, 2013

There is a pretty little garden in the back, it's a nice place to relax from the craziness of the medina.

1  Thank Corky K
Reviewed September 22, 2013

if only i was in morocco every day i will go often to that place very interesting stuff in there especially when you see the diversity of materials and the civilisations history in tangiers

3  Thank HANS H
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Its amazing place, with the same ticket of Ben Youssef Madrasa, you can gain access to it, its well organized place, the display the music, it takes you back in time to witness an era of the Moroccan history, especially the Moroccan Jews. Its a...More

2  Thank MohammedKhaled
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Boutique museum of exquisite pieces set in a restored villa- includes a room set up as the old style bank- skip the cave of Hercules and visit this instead if you are running out of time.

1  Thank Pittosporum
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Quality is better than quantity they say and here you have plenty of quality. Evidence of previous civilizations as well as beautiful, peaceful gardens to enjoy at your leisure. complete with tortoises!

2  Thank PnlpKln
Reviewed December 16, 2012

A neat way to spend an hour. Nicely presented, even though 'English only' speakers will be disappointed. All the texts are in French, Spanish and Arab. The various little rooms give a bit of a feel for the various stages this city went through. Certainly...More

4  Thank rlveld
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