Museum in Marrakech

Museum Dar Si Said

The museum exposes popular arts of Marrakech and the berber villages of the environment.
The marvellous fountain in the entrance hall, is on of the exposition pieces what makes this visit so exceptionel. his fountain comes from the medersa Ben Youssef and show us a common motif of the sacred islamic art : 2 eagles which spread out their wings, the representation of living creatures or persons is normally not allowed. This fountain comes from Cordoue.


This museum is founded by the industriel Omar Benjelloun. He propose the visiters expositions with different themes. The expositons comes from private collections. The library attached at the museum is very impressfull.

Post Author: Kenzi Murray