Museums And Heritage

 

Museums and Heritage– Discover the most visited museums in the world, comes with pictures, and will give you plenty of ideas for top museums to see on your own travels.

The Memory Museum -This small museum in the southwest corner of Jardin de Olhão, entered from outside the park, is dedicated to the 1960 earthquake. Displays include interesting photos of Agadir since the 1920s, while others show the effects of the quake.

The Amazigh Heritage Museum – Located on the Hassan the 2nd Boulevard on the AitSouss square, the Amazigh heritage museum is dedicated to the Berber heritage of the Souss Massa Draa region. This museum opened on February 29th 2000 that is to say 40 years after the destruction of Agadir.

The Kasbah of Agadir was built in 1540 by the Saadian Sultan Mohammed in the 16th century, then in 1752 the kasbah was restored by the Alawite Sultan Moulay Abdallah, but it was destroyed after the earth quake in 1960 only the ramparts were partially rebuilt. Thousands of people died in this area by the earth quake.

Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts– This museum is located on Place el-Nejjarine, which is easily found, although you may wish to use a guide to navigate the alleyways of the medina. The museum has a rooftop cafe with panoramic views over the medina.

The museum Abderrahman Slaoui, which bears the name of a businessman and art collector who died in 2001 , is a museum of Casablanca, in Morocco, created by Abderrahman Slaoui Foundation and opened in May 2012 . He exhibits including continuously fire Abderrahman Slaoui collections. Website in French

The Hassan II Mosque or Grande Mosquée Hassan II is a mosque in Casablanca, Morocco. It is the largest mosque in Morocco and the 13th largest in the world. Its minaret is the world’s tallest at 210 metres (689 ft). Completed in 1993, it was designed by Michel Pinseau and built by Bouygues. The minaret is 60 stories …

Museum of Moroccan Judaism -Located at the junction of Rue Jules Gros and Rue Abu Dhabi, this museum goes over the history of the presence of the Jews on Moroccan soil. Among other things, the aim is to show the peaceful coexistence during several centuries of the Hebrew, …

The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech is dedicated to the promotion of African contemporary art through its continuous support for leading artists from Morocco and neighbouring countries and the public display of their works.

The Heritage Museum is inside a well-restored riad. Also known as the Musee du Patrimoine, the museum displays items from Arab, Berber, and Jewish communities from around Morocco and from throughout the ages. The entrance fee is 30 Moroccan dirhams (US$3)

 

Dar Batha Museum is located in the heart of the medina, opposite the beautiful Bou Inania. Before becoming a museum in 1915…

Musee des armes– Built in 1582 under the command of Saadian sultan Ahmed el-Mansoor, this former fortress perched above the city guarded and controlled Fez el-Bali.

The Museum of Art and Culture of Marrakech is a private museum. It opened its doors on February 26, 2016, at the initiative of a gallery owner and passionate collector, Nabil El Mallouki. This museum, designed in a refined design by the architect Amine Tounsi, is dedicated to the permanent enhancement of the artworks presented, chosen for their originality.

The Museum of Photography and Visual Arts (MMP +) is currently located in the heart of El Badii Palace. Snapshots of a dozen Moroccan artists exhibited temporarily or permanently highlight of engaged contemporary works. One of the intentions pursued by this particular museum is to arouse curiosity and facilitate access to photography and visual arts in Morocco, which still suffers from an elitist image.

National Archaeology Museum was built in 1932 and enlarged a few years later to display the finds resulting from intense archaeological research, this museum has housed the National Museum collections since 1986. It is one of the most sumptuous in Morocco.

Morocco Telecom Museum is located in the center of Marrakech, at the entrance of the Cyber Park Arsat Moulay Abdessalam, the ancient garden Arsat Moulay Abdessalam.

The Oudaias museum is situated in the opulent lodge built by Moulay Ismail in the XVIIth century as his Rabat residence.

 

St. Peter’s Cathedral of Rabat is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in downtown Rabat, Morocco, at place du Golan. It is built in Art Deco and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Rabat. Construction of the cathedral started in 1919.

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