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Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna

Tinjdad, Errachidia 52000, Morocco
+ 212 357 86 798
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Beauty and History Off The Beaten Path

Our family spent two wonderful weeks in Morocco this past April. One of the most surprising... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Emerald Hills, CA
A Very Interesting Museum

I made sure that I visited this museum after reading the fantastic reviews here. The location... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Mississauga, Canada
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“artist” (7 reviews)
“wells” (2 reviews)
“clothing” (3 reviews)
Tinjdad, Errachidia 52000, Morocco
+ 212 357 86 798
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our family spent two wonderful weeks in Morocco this past April. One of the most surprising enchanting places we stopped at was Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna. The artist/owner, Monsieur Zaid Abbou, has worked all his adult life to restore the clean sweet springs...More

Thank LisaEmeraldHills
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I made sure that I visited this museum after reading the fantastic reviews here. The location seemed rather remote and I was not sure if it opened on the first day of Ramadan. But it did open. Mr. Zaid showed me around patiently. There was...More

Thank PYPY
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is absolutely worth of visit the museum in middle of nowhere, Zaid is kind and very nice person, museum is great and also the whole heritage which was collecting thru the years. Now you will ask why not 5 points? If I do not...More

Thank Marko C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A wonderful museum based on old desert wells with all kind of attributes of life in the desert and the Atlas Mountains. It has a nice collection of household items, handicraft and art. It was constructed and compiled by the artist Mr. Zaïd Abbou, who...More

Thank AB_Stb_OZ
Reviewed 4 October 2016

... it might sound like the bubbles rising through clear water in the central pool of this astonishing ethnographic, ecological, spiritual monument to one man's visionary purpose. If you travelled in southern Morocco and visited no other place than this, you would not have wasted...More

2  Thank julianedge
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Our guides did not know of this gem of a museum - it was only briefly described in our guide book. We stopped for a quick visit and spent over an hour listening to Zaid describe its origin, the history and customs it represents. Not...More

2  Thank John F
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This doesn't look like much but the museum is absolutely worth the visit. It is a cultural experience, guided by the owner Zaid, who takes you through his impressive personal collection of Morrocan culture. The thematic visit is so, so enriching, ripe with unique pieces,...More

1  Thank Barthelemy D
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Zaid who created and is care taker for this amazing museum and desert spring source is so passionate about his culture and heritage that it is infectious. So many wonderful artefacts have been lovingly collected to give the visitor an insight into an ancient way...More

2  Thank Kritzlynn
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We visited this after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. It was not part of our tour of Morocco but our driver agreed to take us. It was so cool to spend time out of the sun around the bubbling spring waters, listening to the owner telling...More

1  Thank Rosslyn1994
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We went road tripping this summer through morocco and the desert, and we had heard of this amazing man, Mr ZAID, who made it his life mission to save these natural sources and spent years building this museum. We decided to go check it out...More

4  Thank Ghislaine K
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