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    Bert Flint

    Theater has played a massive role in the culture of many nations for many thousands of years. Whether it is simple or complex is not really all that important, for it is a prime method of communication that appeals to viewers and helps to stimulate the imagination and the senses. If you enjoy theatre and are interested in things like costumes, jewelry and furniture from the past, you might ...

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    Forbes

    The Tangier Forbes Museum is located on the Marshan in Tangier and was founded by Malcolm Forbes, who is also the publisher of the Forbes magazine. The Forbes museum is situated on a 10-acre piece of land called Palais Mendoub, which creates the perfect surroundings for this unique museum and its armament collection.

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    Marrakech Museum

    One of the truly interesting things about Morocco is the way that traditional Moroccan art and architecture is still very much a part of everyday life. In some places it is as if time has stopped and you find traditionally clad people living traditional lifestyles in traditional homes. There is a strong sense of culture and family unity here that is almost tangible - even to the outsider. ...

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    Moroccan Arts

    The Museum of Moroccan Art (Dar el Makhzen) is located in the Medina of Tangier. The Museum was formerly a palace that was built in the 17th century for the use of the Governor. You can contact the museum on (212 9) 93 20 97 and it is open from Monday to Wednesday at 08:30 am to 18:00 pm.

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    Ethnographic Museum Tetouan

    The first Ethnographic Museum in Tetouan was founded in 1928 and was known as the 'Museum of Indigenous Arts' or as the 'Muslim House'. However the museum and its endless variety of exhibits was moved to the old military fortress of Sultan Moulay Abderrahman in 1948, which had been renovated to house the new and improved Ethnographic Museum in Tetouan. The Ethnographic Museum is an ...

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    Oudaias

    The Oudaias Museum is located in the historic town of Rabat. It is here that Moulay Ismail constructed his first luxurious mansion that is now home to the museum. This spectacular seventeenth century lodge is known for its breathtaking garden that is a maze of pathways, surrounded by lush vegetation, endless beds of vibrant flowers and beautiful ramparts and fountains.

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    Dar Batha

    If you have an appreciation for art, craft and history, the Dar Batha Museum in Morocco is a must-see attraction. This excellent collection of artifacts is housed in a Hispano-Moorish palace that dates back to the 19th century – a beautiful piece of art in itself. Located in Fez, the Dar Batha Museum is a tribute to some of the most brilliant traditional artwork of Fez.

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    Archaeological Museum Rabat

    If you enjoy visiting museums, the Archaeological Museum in Morocco is a must-see. Built in 1932, the original museum has since been greatly enlarged in order to provide adequate housing for the ever-expanding plethora of archaeological discoveries that have been found in Morocco. The building itself has been the site of the National Museum Collection since 1986 and it certainly has a lot to ...

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    Dar Si Said

    There are few museums in the world that manage to communicate a sense of living nostalgia in the same way as the Dar Si Said Museum does. This brilliant museum is situated in one of Morocco’s most beautiful cities – Marrakech. Here the old mixes with the new with effortless ease in a way that cannot be fully described in words. In the museum things are much the same for, though most of the ...

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    Antiquities

    The Museum of Antiquities is located in the village of Chefchaouen, in Tangier, and is found in what used to be the kitchens of the Sultan’s palace, Dar El Makhzen. Surrounding the museum is a beautiful Andalusian garden where visitors can walk and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. There is also a replica of an ancient necropolis, which is a large and elaborate cemetery that was used by ...