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Museum of Moroccan Judaism

81, Rue Chasseur Jules Gros | Near the Oasis Station, Casablanca, Morocco
+212 5229-94940
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81, Rue Chasseur Jules Gros | Near the Oasis Station, Casablanca, Morocco
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+212 5229-94940
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

This being the only Jewish museum in the Arab world it is fascinating and tells a story not often or readily available. Though small it is well worth visiting to see and understand how these cultures worked and meshed together.

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 4 October 2016

I had the pleasure of having a personal tour of this place with four other colleagues. Never knew the history of Jewish people in Morocco until my visit.

Thank SErotica
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting but small museum about Moroccan Jewish culture. We arrived after closing as the website said it was open until 6 but it was actually 5. FYI- they also raised the price to 50 dirham (negligible but important to know). The owner...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We were taken to this museum by a dear Moroccan Muslim friend who had told us that he had visited the museum in anticipation of us coming to visit him. We were thrilled with the many things that were taken from synagogues around Morocco that...More

Thank sealcoater
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

The restoration work is well chronicled. A few interesting artifacts. However, given the rich judaism culture and heritage of Morocco, the place can do a lot more.

Thank Neptune-salacia
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We were a group of reform Jews and we ended our tour of Morocco with a visit to the Museum. Our group was not very impressed. Many of the exhibits do not have English texts. We spend around 30 minutes which is sufficient. I would...More

1  Thank Terry P
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Has a few exhibits but not as much. It seems like a place that opened. Does not go into the long history of the Jews in Morocco. Has very little mention of the Berber Jews, mostly focuses on Sephardic Jews. Would be better with more...More

Thank EBFnyc
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Very good museum to tell you about the history of the Jewish community in Morocco. The Museum is based in a house with beautiful gardens. It used to be an orphanage but then was doanted as the site for the museum

2  Thank Judithh12
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Both the building and historical objects were very interesting to visit. It is a great choice for those looking to fully understand moroccan culture.

1  Thank Prescott P
Reviewed 15 December 2015

a beautiful moderm museum in a former Jewish orphanage, the Bengio Home, a well known Moroccan institution. It has a very important collection including parts of several synagogues. Try to meet the curator Mrs. Zohra, she has an amazing wealth of information and is very...More

1  Thank Patricia K
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Response from Rasha S | Reviewed this property |
When I was there, I was lucky enough to have the museum director who gave me a great tour herself as many things were only written in French and I only speak Arabic, English & Spanish. Maybe you can e-mail or call the museum... More
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