MUSEUMS OF MOROCCO
MARRAKESH


DAR SI SAID MUSEUM

In one of Morocco's most beautiful cities stands a sumptuous palace housing the very quintessence of Moroccan art.
On the ground floor you can find clothes, objects in beaten copper, arms and Berber jewellery. Splendours from the past?
Not at all, for many of the objects on display are still used and worn in mountain areas.
The first floor salon impress with its Hispano-Moorish decoration and elegant furniture in cedar wood. It is such an accurate reproduction that, at any moment, you half expect to see a bride in her ceremonial dress return to the armchair and show herself off to all the admiring guests.
The other rooms are filled with an abundance of carpets. Stop a moment to examine those coming from the sahara region, characterised by the use of leather, and large, simple mats evoking the dry beauty of the semi-desert.
A remarkable collection of door and window frames is to be found around the courtyard, all encrusted with the most delicate and refined ornamentation. And in the streets outside you will soon understand that the town and its inhabitants know how to keep the traditions of their culture alive.

LOCATION

Dar Si Said Museum
Riad Ez-Zaitoun El Jadid
Tel. (212 4) 44 24 64 Marrakesh

TANGIER
Museum of Moroccan Arts
Museum of Antiquities
American Legation Museum
Forbes Museum

CHEFCHAOUEN
Ethnographic Museum

TETOUAN
Archaeological Museum
Ethnographic Museum

LARACHE
Archeological Museum

MEKNES
Dar Jamai Museum

RABAT
Oudaias Museum
Archaeological Museum
Natural Science Museum
Postal Museum

FEZ
Dar Batha Museum
Borj-Nord Museum

MARRAKESH
Dar Si Said Museum
Majorelle Museum
Bert Flint Museum

ESSAOUIRA
Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Museum

SAFI
National Ceramics Museum

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