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21 Dec 2018
“Here Today, Gone Tomorrow”
5 Nov 2018
“Closed for renovations”
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Reviewed 21 December 2018

It was built in 1881 by a family of viziers to Sultan Moulay al-Hassan I. When the sultan died the family lost favor in the imperial court and lost everything--including their palatial home. When the French came in 1912, they used the place for a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Tried to go today, 11/5/18, but museum is closed for renovation. Language was a barrier, so I'm not sure if it has been closed SINCE September, 2018 or UNTIL September, 2019.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The palace is small and each room has artifacts, such as rugs or silver pieces. Lovely tile work, and there is a cute garden inside the palace. Worth a quick look-see.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Built in 1882 and since 1920 the palace served as a museum which has great display of items from 14th century. On this hot day, I especially enjoyed the reprieve from the sun that the garden and courtyard allowed. The staff is also very friendly...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Kirstin H
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Only 10 MAD so worth it. Incredible to see relics that dates back centuries. Just off the square and right by the the bab mansour A great photo spot

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

The collection isn't stunning, but it is varied and the scale is comfortable. You can see everything in a reasonable amount of time, and the ticket is cheap: 10 Dh.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Nice museum, very cheap entrance, gives you a sense of history, well situated, near main sqare, lots of objects to see and read about

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Helene D
Reviewed 25 October 2016

For only 10 dirhams, you MUST see this beautifully kept historical monument. Just off the Bab Mansour, the riad has been restored with lovely examples of Moroccan crafts and artwork. The docent is quite knowledgeable, and your tour wouldn't be complete without seeing the topmost...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

A gorgeous "riad" (mansion) that today houses an ethnographic museum. Truly a wonderful place with its own private mosque and hammam next to the kitchens. Upstairs is the harem (private dwelling place of the sultan) which is still richly furnished and upholstered. The courtyard garden...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Paulevensen
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I and a friend spent a day trip at Meknes , we went there by train from Fez (22 DH ) . I just read that the review said "Meknes is a small city but you always surprised when you visit there " Even I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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