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American Legation

Closes in 18 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Interesting place, beautiful house with a lot of history about The US and Morocco. Not expensive to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
klasherman
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American legation

I loved this building and the history. A must visit if intrested in history. Well kept and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edward H
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The only US Historic Monument outside the United States, TALIM includes a public museum, research library accessible by appointment only, and a community Arabic Literacy Program. Admission 20 dirhams per person. Museum opening hours are...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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8 Zankat America, Tangier 90000, Morocco
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+212 5399-35317
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting to see and learn a bit about history. The location and building is quite interesting. 20 mad entry fee.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank damienp889
Reviewed 1 week ago

We added this to our Tangier tour. The house was fund to explore and by reading some of the posters we learned a bit of early tangier history. For a couple of Euros it was worth the visit. It was very well maintained and probably...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank weisbrew1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place, beautiful house with a lot of history about The US and Morocco. Not expensive to enter and fascinating to see. Located inside the Médina.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank klasherman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this building and the history. A must visit if intrested in history. Well kept and informative.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edward H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the old American Legation in the heart of the ancient Medina of Tangier (Beni Idder) is like diving into the History. Morocco was the first country to recognize the Independence of the United States in 1779, two years after its Declaration. After the 1777,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bea8211
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The American Legation is a sweet little museum located in the bustle of the Medina. A great history lesson and beautiful buildings!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Hotel-Designer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my local guide, he introduced me to the historical realtionship between Morocco and the US from the end of the revolutionary war when the sultan recognized the US. In the museum, I had the opportunity to see some documents and various...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adamarnold1
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

This is worth a visit. The property is beautiful and so peaceful. There is so much history to read about and the works of Paul Bowls are on display. This visit explained a lot about life in Tangier and also the relationship between the US...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank suzannegrossovidal
Reviewed 12 January 2019

An eclectic and interesting peek into Moroccan and American history and into Tangier.....and a nice break from the bustling medina outside .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Penelope S
Reviewed 12 January 2019

It's a nice museum, but there are confusing things. Labels aren't clear or things have been moved. That said I learned a few things and had a pleasant time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank acoghill
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Gene C
4 October 2015|
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Response from Anjouan17 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question. We do not work directly with individual Spanish tour companies (they usually have Moroccan partners), so we cannot comment on the specific firm that you mention. In general, we recommend that... More
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Celia P
29 January 2015|
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Response from Debbieindc2014 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably not worth it for you to make the trip but it is certainly worthwhile to visit Tangiers!
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