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Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts

Pl. Nejjarine, Fes, Morocco
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Pl. Nejjarine, Fes, Morocco
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum, a former caravanserai, has some amazing wood work that adorned the houses and structures of old; the colors and workmanship is to be enjoyed; just outside is the beautiful Nejjarine fountain; if you go very early in the morning you will meet a...More

Thank Rana61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be missed and absolutely worth it. Plus there is a nice small Coffee shop for drinks on the rooftop.

Thank Uta K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The craftwork on the woods are awesome. It has so much detail and at a big size. There are artifacts displayed at the higher floor which are good to have some explanation.

Thank Wida197
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a welcome spot to catch your breath and find respite from the bustle of the medina. It is in a wonderful old building with a central courtyard. The exhibits cover some of the history of wood in Morocco, with example of the...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of wood work in there, but the best thing is the view from the terrace. They charge you 20 dirham pp (about US$2). It's nice to visit.

Thank Mariana A
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I wish there were English language captions on everything in the museum because what I was able to translate was super interesting.

Thank anissa96
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The museum is breathtaking with a great decor and a lovely architecture. The wood is very special, it is a specificity of this town.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This museum is definitely worth a visit and you'll certainly learn more about the woodwork in Morocco.

Thank Julian R
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of those gems that I can see people skipping because they think it sounds boring. Not only is it historically significant and interesting, you can learn a lot about Morocco in a short time, in a peaceful and beautiful (and cool) place...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The building itself is probably my favorite part of this. It's interesting to see the wooden art, crafts, musical instruments, and tools, but the building was recently restored by UNESCO. It was where Caravans used to stay as they were passing through; animals on the...More

Thank savannahrez
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Emma B
1 December 2016|
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Response from africanmatrix | Reviewed this property |
Hi Emma Friday mornng most (but not all) shops and restaurants within the Medina are closed - Muslim holy day. But in the afternoon many re-open. I didn't try to visit the museum on a Friday. If possible go on another day... More
24 November 2016|
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Response from rudabah2016 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I recall the big metal scales at the Nejjarine Musuem were used by merchants in earlier times. They have not been newly installed.