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“Not worth it one bit” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Museum of Marrakesh

Museum of Marrakesh
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Marrakech Palaces and Monuments Tour
Ranked #41 of 153 things to do in Marrakech
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Not worth it one bit”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

As it is the museum of Marrakech I thought it would be quite good so had high expectations. It was 6€ for a double entry to the museum and the old university that's just down the lane. They had a few bits of jewellery, clothes, weapons and some new art but it was very scarce and only explained in Arabic or French so not good for only English speakers. The building was ok and it did have free toilets. But overall not worth it as you could spend that money on a nice lunch that would last twice as long.

Visited October 2013
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

this museum doubles as an art gallery as well. plus you can get a combined ticket for it and the Koranic school (Madrassa ben Youssef).

Visited October 2013
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“There are better things to do”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

You spend 50dh to watch the nice architecture of a room.. and to visit some paintings on sale.. disappointed..

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Lima, Peru
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“Not worth the 50 dh fee, no English text to read.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Look out, it's not easy to get here.

Although the architecture is beautiful, it is rather dead and empty on the inside, though there are some interesting objects worth looking at. I went with a friend who doesn't speak French, and had to basically translate everything for him, since there are barely no English posters or explanations.

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful architecture with some items of interest”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The tiling, plaster work and decor is beautiful, however the 'contemporary' art display is very poor - there is better art to be seen in the souks. The artifacts aren't all that old (on the most part) or interesting, and again there is no information in English (for those that cant read french) so take a guide book that offers some information. The central lantern (?) in the large room is amazing!

Visited August 2013
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