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Boucharouite Museum

Azbezt 107, Derb El Cadi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-83887
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A small gem in the Medina

Musee Boucharouite is exhibiting and promoting stunning artwork from Berbere women All small... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
ben642016
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Passion in blazing colour

Carpets (think magic carpets) are the fayre of North Africa. The Morrocon Berber women rag rugs... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
dianetingley
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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“rag rugs” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Azbezt 107, Derb El Cadi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Musee Boucharouite is exhibiting and promoting stunning artwork from Berbere women All small carpets on display are there like a picture, telling you a story about anything It is a creative, colorful, artistic work exhibited in a wonderful ryad, located in the heart of the...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Carpets (think magic carpets) are the fayre of North Africa. The Morrocon Berber women rag rugs have not only realised, but documented their creativity through their history of colonialism, in these forms, which thanks to collector Patrick now bring well lovedness to the bright spaces...More

Thank dianetingley
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A hidden beautiful Museum but so worth to visit! The owner was very nice and explained us lot about the artworks and their backgrounds!

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Beautiful place ... Full of beauty and poetry; A marvel to discover in the heart of the Medina of Marrakesh, a unique place with a variety collection of carpets that are expression of the women of the Atlas mountains, their history, their sufferings, their hope...More

Thank AlbaExperience
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Incredibly interesting museum, showing the history of a beautiful craft. Not only are the carpets beautiful but the location itself is equally special. The staff are incredibly kind, and brought us fresh orange juice on the roof.

Thank lexiee130
Reviewed 1 June 2017

As a dealer in vintage Moroccan rugs I felt it was important to discover more about these fascinating individual works of art displayed in this old riad. The owner of the museum was in many ways as interesting as the rugs themselves as he explained...More

Thank HotSharqi
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a special museum in fact not showing carpets, but explaining different aspects of Moroccon daily life are expressed in colourful pieces of art. If you have the chance to meet with the passionate founder, Mr. Patrick de Maillard, he will certainly change your...More

1  Thank Rumon B
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The carpets tells stories about the lives of the people, who made them. We were lucky that the owner found time to tell us the stories.

Thank 255jolita
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Off the beaten track, this little museum (formaly a riad) is a wonderful place to visit. The owner explaining the meaning of the colours and the art involved in the making of the exhibits has given me a new insight. Beautifully presented with a great...More

Thank Garry C
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We loved this place as a contrast to the madness of the city outside. There is a really infesting exhibition in the customs of carpet making and it makes a great break from the hustle and bustle. Lovely roof terrace to sit and enjoy a...More

Thank niallw67
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UsmanHira
23 February 2015|
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Response from Kim H | Reviewed this property |
All the info you need is on the website - why does everyone post guesses!!! - but its 40 dirhams to get in and you can reuse your ticket to go back as many times as you want. Closed Sundays. Of course you can take your child... More
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Maggie H
4 January 2015|
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Response from Hilary007_11 | Reviewed this property |
I checked the riad /museum postcard I have, and Dih 40 entrance, open 0900 - 1800. Closed August! I do recommend a visit ... it's really worth seeing how the French owner has redecorated / remodelled the Riad. It's quite... More
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