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Address: 8 Rue de la Bahia | Riads Zitoun, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 24 38 91 92
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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At this small, well organized, and informative museum, you’ll get the...

At this small, well organized, and informative museum, you’ll get the chance to learn about the history of Marrakech and the region in general. Stocked with artifacts from past centuries and other quality exhibits, you’ll leave feeling satisfied with your time spent there.

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I loved this place so much. It exhibits a lot of items from the colection of the Dutch antropologist Bert Flint (who, by the way, was actually there). It's not only about the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved this place so much. It exhibits a lot of items from the colection of the Dutch antropologist Bert Flint (who, by the way, was actually there). It's not only about the berber culture, it takes you in a trip as far as the Sub-Saharan Africa. It's a pity that the visit is self-guided and the explicative leaflet that... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum has an incredible collection of artifacts of the tribal development of Morocco. It's small but lovingly collected and displayed in a more coherent fashion than many in Marrakech. It is really not to be missed but mostly unknown. You can find it easily by following the signs to the Dar Si Said museum as it is just 30... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little jewel box of a museum is worth the effort it takes to find it. It was the private home and collection of art and artifacts of a Dutch resident who was fascinated by the people of NW Africa. Wonderful examples from the Dogon people and other groups populating the area. The surrounding neighborhood has some of the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tiskiwin is the creation of a single man with a passion for the indigenous peoples of Morocco. In its vision and authenticity you can't beat it. It is intimate and fascinating, and if you are lucky, you will perhaps meet the museum's wonderful creator strolling through the exhibits. If you want to learn about the Berber peoples of Morocco,... More 

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Thank Linda S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little spot to explore time, regional and stylistic dimensions of Morocco. Not gaudy yet memorable.

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Denby Dale, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

With many choices of museum and buildings of history in Marrakech, this house provided me with the most unforgettable experience in my short stay in Marrakech. The collection of Bert Flint gathered over a number of years and presented as a cultural journey through the Sahara, High Atlas and beyond. It was a brilliant idea and the quality and diversity... More 

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Thank Biddy F
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I got there by accident and found it wonderful. It is not overcrowded and has a excellent pieces on display.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of interesting Berber artefacts and exhibits from across the Sahara. There is an English guide booklet that you can borrow to look round which is a little helpful but could do with developing a bit more. Near the palaces so easy to pop into and doesn't take up too much time.

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Hertfordshire, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This museum is a little gem. It houses an array of incredible objects which are thoughtfully displayed to tell the story of Berber life, crafts and culture. The style of presentation is a bit old-fashioned and the numbering of exhibits in the English guide is slightly out of order, especially at the start. There is a logical progression through the... More 

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Redditch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed looking around the museum, but struggled with the English guide we were given as it didn't make much sense! This didn't put us off, and we still really enjoyed our day. The entrance fee of 20DH is very reasonable.

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