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“Interesting information”
Review of Dar Si Said Museum

Dar Si Said Museum
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$83.14*
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Marrakech Guided Day Tour from Agadir
Ranked #31 of 163 things to do in Marrakech
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Here you’ll find a solid exhibition of historic and some contemporary Moroccan art. The building itself is full of intricate Byzantine designs and colors.
Harrow, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Interesting information”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

We were given a booklet full of information about this delightful museum but be aware that the pages don't always correspond to the room

Visited May 2013
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Kent, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Breathtaking decor”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

Excellent value for money. The exhibits may be less interesting than the building they are housed in but the tile work is amazing and the courtyard garden a joy. The staff were up a ladder getting kumquats and gave us some to try - lovely

Visited May 2013
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Ely, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“not to be missed”
Reviewed May 10, 2013

There is lots to enjoy here. Having wandered through downstairs and been delighted with everything and ready to leave you still have the best to come. My wife was quite taken with the court yard and Gazebo. My best bit was the ministers' room which I thought was dazzling nothing else we saw on this holiday matched it's splendour.

Visited May 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Lovely Interior Rooms; Easy to Find”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Very inexpensive museum showing what a prosperous house were like. The public rooms (upper floor) are stunning and we took lots of photos there. Quiet interior garden was a respite from the busy Medina. The displays of clothing and jewelry were interesting, if a bit terrifying, given the size of some of the items that were worn. A great look back into a lost society.

Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Under-appreciated attraction in Marrakech”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

This is the place to go to view high-quality, historical Moroccan crafts, such as rugs, intricately carved wooden doors, painted leather, jewelry and pottery.
The building itself is beautiful, hidden in the southern medina, less than 5 minutes from the Bahia Palace. In fact, the building was the residence of the brother of the Bahia Palace's owner, a 19th-century vizier.
If you appreciate these crafts, you should also go to the much smaller Maison Tiskiwin, which is about two minutes away. It similarly concentrates on crafts, but with a larger North African focus.

Visited April 2013
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