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Musee Tiskiwin

8 Rue de la Bahia | Riads Zitoun, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 24 38 91 92
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
8 Rue de la Bahia | Riads Zitoun, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 24 38 91 92
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just visited this small museum. The house itself is also very nice to see. It displays the collectie of Bert Flint. He collected all kind of things from the tribes he met from Marrakech to Timboektoe.

Thank avmn
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Anyone interested in arts and crafts will find this museum to be a real treasure trove of wonderfully intricate examples of items made from leather, fabrics, wood and metal. The patterns and colours used to create these items were inspirational. This museum is not one...More

Thank 22saunders
Reviewed 7 October 2017

There's nothing quite like a museum run by people with a real passion - and this is a great example. The dedication it must have taken to assemble this collection, which has been carefully presented to the visitor in the most meaningful manner. Well worth...More

Thank sh2017863
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The staff were so pleased to see us and the few others in the museum when we visited that they helped turn on lights and explain things but were never intrusive. The collection is very interesting and rewards an hour or so of anyone's tme.

Thank edward56fox
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is quite a large house, that was owned by Bert Flint ,a Dutch scholar, who had a passion for the art of ornamentation of the Saharan nomads.The house contains part of his collection, and is presented as an imaginary journey across the Sahara. There...More

Thank SLWD
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Difficult to find but worth the effort. A superb collection of North African ethnographic material. Interestingly displayed I really enjoyed my visit. Would of liked some more detailed information on some of the exhibits but that did not detract from my enjoyment of the visit....More

Thank Peter m
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is one of the most impressive ethnological museums I've ever been to. The collection is extensive, the notes are extremely well written and informative, and it permanently altered my understanding of the cultures in and around the Sahara. One caution - the building would...More

Thank Gary23
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A very relaxed atmosphere, very interesting collection of sculptures and other decorative objects, a very nice place on the ground floor to sit and relax and it is very affordable!

Thank Emona R
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

One of the more intriguing ethnographic collections you can find on the planet. Its layout offers the visitor a fascinating tour from Marrakech to the Touareg region of Algeria and Niger and on to Mali and Timbuktu before heading back to Morocco via Mauritania. It's...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The museum reflects the passion of its founder Bert Flint. It was pretty incredible to meet him and then witness the treasures he has accumulated and displayed. This is less of a museum and more of a time capsule revealing the powerful and vibrant cultures...More

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jim f
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It's now november 2017 and we have just visited the Tiskiwin museum
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