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Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Ethnological Museum

Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Ethnological Museum Review

The stunning former French-colonial town hall holds this smartly arranged collection of items from everyday and ritual life in and around the Essaouira area. Ground-floor displays of musical instruments distinguish between Gnaoua and Sufi sects; upstairs, exhibits survey regional carpet styles, wood-carving techniques and motifs, and Muslim, Jewish, and rural Ishelhin Berber dress.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 7, rue Laalouj, Medina, Essaouira
  • Phone: 0524/47–53–00
  • Cost: 10 DH
  • Hours: Wed.–Mon. 8:30–6
  • Location: Essaouira
Updated: 05-16-2011

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