Kasbah Museum, Chefchaouen

2.7
#2 of 10 in Museums in Tangier-Tetouan Region
Get an overview of Moroccan history at Kasbah Museum, a heritage museum. Set in the former sultan's palace built on a hill in 1737-1738 after the English were expelled in 1684, the museum offers a diverse collection of artifacts ranging from prehistoric hand axes and spearheads and pre-Roman tools to Greek vases, Roman stele, 16th century jewelry, and Almohad ceramics. See exquisite floor mosaics taken from excavations of Volubilis (an ancient city) and a sculpture with bacchanalian feasts as well as an intricate map of ancient and present-day trade routes. Labels are in French and Arabic. Outside, view the sultan's garden off the main courtyard. Use our Chefchaouen route website to arrange your visit to Kasbah Museum and other attractions in Chefchaouen.
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  • I disagree with the neg. reviewers. I spent about 45 to 60 minutes here taking pictures and quietly looking around. Great views from the tower as mentioned. In regards to the price, it is clearly post...  more »
  • It is not that interesting. Exhibits are modest. You get a nice view of the city from the tower. But if you skipped it, you wouldn't need to overly regret it...  more »
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