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Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden

Al Maaden, Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 676-924492
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A Gem of a Museum

The Museum of African Contemporary Art is one of the few on the continent. A little out of the way... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
Winifred N
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Los Angeles, California, United States
Very interesting museum

New museum with contemporary art from all of Africa. Beautiful building, lovely and interesting... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
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The Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL) is designed with the purpose of sharing with the public a collection built with passion. MACAAL is a museum dedicated to contemporary African art and promoting the African creativity.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Al Maaden, Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

The Museum of African Contemporary Art is one of the few on the continent. A little out of the way from the center of Marrakech, this spot is worth the trip. We were with a group and had a bus. Not sure how you get...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

New museum with contemporary art from all of Africa. Beautiful building, lovely and interesting art. Definately worth a visit.

Thank Hilskjef
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Although not located amongst the other museums in Marrakech, it is definitely worth visiting even if you are not an art lover!This is a unique opportunity to indulge yourself in the african contemporary art, as both the permanent and temporary exhibitions we visited exceeded our...More

Thank Athina S
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

While this museum is not exactly centrally located, it isn't difficult to get there and well worth your time. The exhibition we saw and the pieces from the collection were fantastic. This is a unique opportunity to see contemporary African art that you will not...More

Thank Karin B
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Beautiful Museum, stylish interior, great collection! One of the places to return to on a regular base for me.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

The best Museum we visited in Marrakech. Contemporary art, great architecture, relevant and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

MACAAL deserves a lot of support. It's exciting to see a new initiative like this in Marrakech, which is suddenly going from a destination with little art to one with a stronger art scene (MACMA, La Maison de Photographie, the YSL Museum). The focus on...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I visited this exhibition last month as was so very pleased I did. Lovely staff, great contemporary art. if your into art you will enjoy it. Im going again in summer to visit as there will be a new exhibition I think.

Thank Sandra B
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Stunning collection of African modern art in the middle of a desert. Luxurious space in a sharp contrast with surrounding poverty. Difficult to reach without a car (although it's a very nice walk once you enter the gate of the resort).

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

When you stay in the medina the Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden, located in a golf resort, is a little bit out of the route, but absolutely worth a visit. We saw some really cool modern pieces and fun installations in a beautiful...More

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