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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 3 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank Julian R
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is perfectly suited for wood lovers. The traditional craftsmanship is very impressive and elegant.

Thank Lana M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful building with wood artifacts highlighting how integral wood was in the history of Morocco. Nice rooftop cafe if the weather is not too hot.

Thank pathwaysVancouver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This renovated riad should be on the top of your schedule for a cultural visit you will not forget easily.

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An artisan craft centre and museum at the heart of the Fez Medina. The woodwork is fascinating and worth a visit.

Thank SandyMcCutcheon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my way through the confusing Fes el Bali medina streets to find the Complex Nejjarine, I was relieved to spot an amusing impromptu sign pasted on a wall "wood house" which pointed in the right direction of the Complex Nejjarine, a former Fondouk (...More

Thank Kaptainsensible
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Emma B
I read in someone's review that this museum might not be open on Fridays? Or is it just during a certain prayer time? Does anyone have any info on that?
2 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
Hello Can you tell me about the big metal scales? Were they used in old times by the merchants or have they been installed recently?
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.