Dar Jamai Museum, Meknes

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#3 of 8 in Museums in Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Learn about the lifestyle of the past upper-classes at Dar Jamai Museum. Set in a grand mansion with all its authentic rooms and furniture, the museum showcases the lifestyle of Morocco's elite and the development of its arts through history. Roam through the rooms across two levels, where you can observe the old harem, as well as artifacts made by the local craftspeople and artists. A hammam and a small private mosque on site boast decorative marble carvings and arabesques. Outside, stroll through the manicured garden full of flowerbeds. By using our Meknes trip builder website , you can arrange your visit to Dar Jamai Museum and other attractions in Meknes.
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  • Museum door open though guard said closed for renovations, apart from TA reviews, no prior information available that it was either closed nor when it would be reopened. Given that Moulay Ismail’s Mau...  more »
  • It was built in 1881 by a family of viziers to Sultan Moulay al-Hassan I. When the sultan died the family lost favor in the imperial court and lost everything--including their palatial home. When the ...  more »
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  • This mausoleum has a beautiful facade. It’s very easy to find and many people can help you in case you can’t. However, you cannot go inside (I heard) and this is also under a big renovation for few months ahead.
  • Closed for renovations, Dec 2018.
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