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American Legation: Tours & Tickets

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The only US Historic Monument outside the United States, TALIM includes a public museum, research library accessible by appointment only, and a community Arabic Literacy Program. Admission 20 dirhams per person. Museum opening hours are...more
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8 Zankat America, Tangier 90000, Morocco
+212 5399-35317
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Reviewed 5 days ago

+ Excellent artwork + Cheap entry cost + Informative - From inside the medina, not easy to find. (Enter from the outside, up some steps, which is easier)

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank wanderingbedu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Morocco was one of the first countries to recognize the new United States, and this Legation (old term for embassy) is one of the oldest pieces of land owned by the US outside of its borders. It is currently set up as a small museum...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loaded with American/Moroccan history. Dates from 1788, and was a central location American decision making until the 50's. Excellent condition, great collection of history, excellent information - something for everyone. Paul Bowles rooms with lots of interpretive information, photos and music. It's the only National...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank LAJJM53
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This building was one of the first American Embassies soon after the American revolution. Many pictures and US memorabilia

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Steven H
Reviewed October 17, 2019

Who would have ever thought that America was one of the first countries to recognise Morocco and enter into diplomatic relations way back in mid 1800. To see the history of the relationship before your eyes as you walk through the rooms of the American...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank IanMcP
Reviewed October 10, 2019

A nice cultural exchange center, providing a glimpse at early American-Arab relations. Needs at least a good 2 hours to appreciate fully.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mohamed_zeineldine
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

This was a unique surprise. A museum showcasing the relationship between the United States and Morocco. It is the oldest property owned by the USA outside our boarders. Must see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Attarah
Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

At one time, the embassy of the US in Tanger. It is also the only place on the National Landmarks that is outside the US. We learned a lot about the long and rich history of the US and Morocco, dating back to the independence...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank Fred H
Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

Old furniture, photos and letters. May be of more interest to Americans, but I found it rather dull tbh.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank casuarina639
Reviewed September 22, 2019

This is such an interesting building, lots to see, great art work and rooms laid out as they were when originally used. Fantastic history.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Gene C
October 4, 2015|
Response from Anjouan17 | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your question. We do not work directly with individual Spanish tour companies (they usually have Moroccan partners), so we cannot comment on the specific firm that you mention. In general, we recommend that... More
Celia P
January 28, 2015|
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Response from Debbieindc2014 | Reviewed this property |
It is probably not worth it for you to make the trip but it is certainly worthwhile to visit Tangiers!