Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rabat

4.3
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Follow the evolution of Moroccan art from the early 20th century to date at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, the first museum in the country devoted entirely to modern and contemporary art. A permanent collection has numerous photographs, paintings, etchings, sculptures, mixed-media pieces, and installations as well as temporary exhibitions that feature prominent European modernists. Opened in 2014, this three-level building with stylized traditional Moroccan-Moorish motifs also features a large garden with some sculptures. Use our Rabat journey maker app to visit Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art on your trip to Rabat, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • a perfect place to visit alone or with a group, with your guide is preferable and you need to know that this Musuem is one of the most important Museums in its type in all the african continent  more »
  • But I was far from disappointed. This was a great little museum with a wide. Variety of style on display. The guards were super rude though.  more »
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  • A pleasant surprise this art gallery in the heart of Rabat. It was the best I went to in the country. Friendly staff and great collection created by Moroccans which helps you to have a broader understanding of life in this country. The pieces are incredible and I hope many of the artists make their way into western collections to get the provenance they deserve
  • Big space, some interesting exhibitions when I visited, especially ones of three major Moroccan primitivist artists. Kind of lazily curated with lots of places where pictures just seem to have disappeared with the labels remaining, or big scars on the walls. But overall its a nice place with a pleasant cafe and a shop.
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