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Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden

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Well worth the trek

The museum is on the edge of town in a golf resort. We decided to walk to it, and it turned out to... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
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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 17 April 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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Al Maaden, Sidi Youssef Ben Ali, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Although it is located far from the Medina, it’s worth the trip. The temporary exhibition is quite good and so is the collection on the first floor. Recommended.

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

A glimpse of African art that is welcome. The layout is interesting and the building has an interesting architecture. The only little problem is that it is located in the middle of nowhere in the center of a posh development with a golf course. The...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

The museum is on the edge of town in a golf resort. We decided to walk to it, and it turned out to be quite a long way. It was well worth it, though, Apart from the exercise, we passed by the first unit in...More

Thank DaveInKent
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

Thank Winifred N
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
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
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
Reviewed 4 March 2018

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

Thank marlene_coco-morocco
Reviewed 13 February 2018

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

Thank neridahjs
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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