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Musee de Marrakech - Fondation Omar Benjelloun

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Some intersting exhibits

There was a range of interesting exhibits but they are not well displayed and do not offer English... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
David B
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Interesting but not much explanation

Interesting place to see the inside of one of those houses in the middle of old district, but not... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, every room had a surprise, look up, the ceilings are awesome, loved all the art and artefacts.

Thank Ginufette
Reviewed 20 August 2018

There was a range of interesting exhibits but they are not well displayed and do not offer English explanations. No problem if your French is adequate. One quirky display was the world's largest samovar. Be careful as you wander through the passages and rooms. The...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Interesting place to see the inside of one of those houses in the middle of old district, but not much explanation as of what is what, so it was difficult to understand.

Thank Krpr
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful space filled with beauty and peace and tranquillity. The center atrium has huge hanging lampshade type of item coming from the ceiling which casts an orange gold reflection in the tiled courtyard. The tile work is magnificent. Display cases of artifacts...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The former palace is nicely renewed, there is some modern art and traditional artwork too on display. However, tea lovers will love it for a different reason. You will learn everything about the history of the Berber whisky that is how green tea with lots...More

Thank inorbi
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

If you want to know what is inside, walk around the markets and look at the pottery and imagine it just looking a bit older / cracked. The palaces are a lot better and a fraction of the price.

Thank MattLeRoss
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Nice architecture, but otherwise nothing interesting there. No real exhibit inside you can marvel the building itself.

Thank TomAce
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We went here because the school was closed.But it was the best in the town. The arhitecture is amazing!

Thank 945alinab
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Nice architecture. Brilliant photo opportunities. The Ben Youssef Madrasa was unfortunately closed for renovation during our stay so this was the next best place we could find for those intricate patterns and details.

Thank leglobetrotter7
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

If you expect to be introduced with Marrakesh history and development here, you will be greatly dissapointed. I visited it 5 days ago and felt ripped off in 5 mins after entering. Firstly, there are only French descriptions, the museum for non-french speakers does not...More

Thank Rūta B
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