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The Currency Museum of the Bank Al-Maghrib

Avenue Allal Ben Abdellah | et Rue Al-Qahira, Rabat 10000, Morocco
+212 5372-16472
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Great museum, Moroccan (=lousy) staff

Museum boutique is closed for some reason (probably because the staff is busy gossiping in one of... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
WAW-YMX-YUL
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Interesting coin collection

It is free for students, but the staff are extremely lazy. Were watching tv with their feet up... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
EvelineEats
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Avenue Allal Ben Abdellah | et Rue Al-Qahira, Rabat 10000, Morocco
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Museum boutique is closed for some reason (probably because the staff is busy gossiping in one of the administrative rooms). Halfway through my visit a lady said I should check my bag at the front. I went there and the 3 girls didn't even acknowledge...More

1  Thank WAW-YMX-YUL
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

It is free for students, but the staff are extremely lazy. Were watching tv with their feet up untill I drew their attention. The collection is nice, but as often in Morocco, it is best if you can read French or are already well-versed in...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is a good musuem, and the historical site of Bank Al maghrib, good collection of money from differents period (pre history to 90's). it also have a great collection of modern painting. Temporary exibition and the first floor. the entrance fees is 20 DHs...More

Thank Omar D
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

This museum in a bank has two areas of focus and does both of them exceedingly well. For art lovers, start here to view paintings of Morocco by foreign artists, then move to the Museum Mohamed VI to see how Moroccan artists have themselves portrayed...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Currency may be a niche interest, admittedly, but the welcome couldn't have been warmer, and there were also a couple of rooms dedicated to paintings when I visited. (I think one's temporary and one's permanent.) It's also housed in a beautiful building - currently being...More

1  Thank Nightwatchwoman
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I really enjoyed this museum, among all the things to see in Rabat this was a little something different to experience. There is a small admission fee that is well worth paying. It was fascinating to read about the history of the coins in Morocco....More

Thank Debbie H
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

I loved this charming museum. Even with the rest of the building under renovation, the museum is still working. This place is a numismatist's dream, as it traces Moroccan history by the coins used here. There are also displays of how Moroccan currency is made...More

Thank CDMG123
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Once I figured out the chronology, the flow of the exhibits made sense. It was incredible to see the different features of money from various periods of Moroccan history; some are amazingly well preserved! Well worth the admission to enjoy an hour or so perusing...More

Thank Nikki D
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

I walked all around the block, but the whole building was boarded up for remodelling (December 2015). I couldn't find any sign of the museum or any possible entrance. I asked two gentlemen who were sitting at a cafe nearby but they had never heard...More

Thank Alex W
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

In addition to a lovely exhibit on how currency is produced, they had actual (old) plates, paper, and money. They also had a good display of historical Morrocan currency. The most incredible thing? A huge and absolutely priceless collection of antique coins, dating back too...More

Thank Millet02
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