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Dar Si Said Museum

Derb El Bahia - Riad Zitoun el-Jedid, Marrakech, Morocco
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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.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Derb El Bahia - Riad Zitoun el-Jedid, Marrakech, Morocco
212 (0) 24 44 24 64
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is nothing to do with an european museum. The art and crafts you can see in it are original and genuine, but the museum itself is not very well preserved. I missed that crew help me a little more. Positive: very cheap, genuine and...More

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A lot of people overlook this hidden gem. In some ways the mosaics and the art work are more exquisite than the nearby Bahia Palace. I was told this was used by the Ministry of Defense, their reception room was meant to impress dignitaries, it...More

Thank Kai-Surfrider
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Not only the building is amazing but the displays are interesting, gorgeous and beautifully displayed. You will also find artists who will write your name in arabic characters (phonetically) or provers... the one I got: "I love you more than yesterday and less than tomorrow"

Thank Luisferdeguate
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The building needs a bit of love - it is a bit rough around the edges but nevertheless a beautiful building with interesting artifacts - well worth a visit. Not as well maintained as it's cousin Madrasa Ben Josef but very enjoyable if you prefer...More

Thank Stripey_Gnome
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Truly mesmerizing architecture. Wonderful, peaceful courtyard. Impressive collections. If you want to see just one building that exemplifies Moroccan architecture, tile work, etc., this is the one.

Thank Gary23
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My guide book did not particularly rate this museum .we really enjoyed it.three stories centalcourtyard decorated ceiling .one iof the lesser attractions but worth a visit

Thank Ahappytraveller101
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Get away from the crowds and enjoy some nice mosaics and interior spaces. Good lord, it's just a dollar.

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Lovely to see, the architectural elements from the mosaics to the fountains are just magnificent. Don't miss this while in Marrakech; it is also a nice respite from the crowds.

Thank JrnyJunkie
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Most of the terrible reviews seem to relate to other places. Dar Si Said costs just 10dh (less than a € or £) and is a peaceful set of grand rooms and interesting artefacts with only a few tourists who have bothered to seek it...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

After spending time in the Medina getting jostled by Moroccans and other tourist attractions with 100 mobile phone cameras in your place it's time to go here for a very tranquil, rewarding and intriguing visit. The upper story has majestic architecture, gorgeous jaw-dropping rooms and...More

Thank Steven M
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