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American Legation

8 Zankat America, Tangier 90000, Morocco
+212 5399-35317
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Very Interesting

tells quite a good history of the US in Tangier at an interesting time in history. worth a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eamon C
Belize City, Belize
Great American history in Tangier

Must visit and read the letter from George Washington! Interesting beautiful building. Only cost $2.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington, DC
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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 Monday-Friday 10h-17h and Saturdays 10h-15h. Guided tours available for supplemental fee.
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8 Zankat America, Tangier 90000, Morocco
+212 5399-35317
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Reviewed 3 days ago

tells quite a good history of the US in Tangier at an interesting time in history. worth a visit. One draw back there was no guide available.

Thank Eamon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit and read the letter from George Washington! Interesting beautiful building. Only cost $2.

Thank jereem
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Well maintained United Dtates of America embassy that alreafy turns to a museum. Very nice place. Got so many beatiful spots to take photos

Thank DeonArdi
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

As part of our walking tour, we stopped here. I had no idea the long relationship that Morocco and the United States had! Worth stopping here if you like history and museums!

1  Thank Rick J
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We were pleased to stop at the American Legation in Tangier and to have the opportunity to learn about the role of Americans as well as the British in Moroccan history. The architecture of the building was interesting as well.

Thank French2163
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a fascinating find in the middle of the Medina, barely distinguishable from the buildings all around but with an extensive network of large high-ceilinged rooms once you get inside. Dates back to 1777 when Morocco was the first country to recognise the new...More

1  Thank amdgriggs
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

So, it's the first property the United States ownned. It was an embassy and still has the US seal with 13 stars on the wall. A small but very cool musuem for history buffs and a good place for citizens to learn about the long...More

1  Thank GREGORY J
Reviewed 1 June 2017

If you've ever visited a nice house or office, this place is ho-hum. The correspondence shown is nice, but not in comparison to most museums around the world.

Thank OzEnigma
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Beautiful building and great snippets of history. In a time warp trap with information readily avaliable.

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Visiting the American Legation Museum was high on my list of things to do when visiting Tangier. And, I'm so happy I did. It was really amazing seeing a little piece of home in the middle of Moroccan culture. Walking inside the museum looks like...More

Thank kristentuell
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Gene C
5 October 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
29 January 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!