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Museum Municipal du Patrimoine Amazigh Agadir

Sep 16

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Musee Municipal du patrimoine Amazigh

Municipal Amazigh Museum is a small two level museum in heart of downtown of Agadir which exhibits a small collection of old Berber items from 18th and 19th centuries. It was opened in February of 2000 by a joint effort between a French team and the city of Agadir with idea of preserving the Berber heritage and culture.  The museum displays carpets, pottery, old Berber architecture and construction materials, and information about how the construction was completed.  In addition, you can find old Berber music instruments, Berber jewelry, traditional clothing, old manuscripts and local handicrafts from all over the southern region of Morocco. It also hosts an art gallery in the lower level of the museum which generally displays collections from local artists. Check museum schedule for upcoming live Berber music events. 
Municipal Amazigh Museum is a good place to experience Moroccan and Berber art history.
The entry fee is 20 DH, ($2.5 US) for adults, 10DH for kids
Hours 9:30PM-5:15PM, Mon-Sat (closed Sun). 
Location: Avenue Hassan II 
Agadir, Morocco
Tel: 05 28 82 16 32
A traditional Outfit of a Berber lady in Atlas Mountain region
Berber Lady portrait
Red and black Berber Carpet
Berber Red Carpet
Berber Jewelry 
Old Berber Jewelry
Berber Tagine
Berber Tajine
Silver traditional Berber knife 
Silver Berber knife


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Re: Museum Municipal du Patrimoine Amazigh Agadir

"Great post. Your blog is still one of the best in Morocco. Have you been nominated for the 2011 Best of Morocco Blog Awards yet?"

By Wael Yassine on   9/18/2010 1:52 PM

Re: Museum Municipal du Patrimoine Amazigh Agadir

Will check Morocco Blog Awards, thanks for notification!

By admin on   9/20/2010 1:32 PM

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