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Tetouan Archaeological Museum

5 out of 5 stars
location Tetouan Archaeological Museum
  • 2, rue Ben H’saïn, Tetouan
  • +212 5 39 96 73 03
  • 35°34'14.6"N 5°22'14.4"W
  • Rate : 10 Dhs - 1 €
  • Type : Archaeological
Tetouan Archaeological MuseumTetouan Archaeological Museum

This museum is located in central Tetouan, it was inaugurated on 19 July 1940 and contains a collection of artefacts mainly from digs conducted since the early 20th century at major sites in North Morocco as the ancient Roman city Lixus.

Collections

The Museum collection contains artefacts from three different eras : prehistoric, antique and Islamic from several sites and monuments of northern Morocco in particular Lixus, Kaf Taht L’ghar, M’zora, Tamuda and Ksar Es Sghir.

The collections are composed of different ancient objects such as stone tools, bronze age objects, axes, prehistoric human remains, earthen and bronze lamps, ceramics, amphoras, mosaics, Libyan-Berber inscriptions on stone, old coins and bronze statuettes.

The itinerary is thematic, and emphasizes the permanent exposition of archaeological findings of the region.

Your visit to the museum begins in the garden where you can see five magnificent mosaics of the 2th century found in Lixus, collections of funerary stones and ceramics of the Islamic period found in the cemetery of Tetoan, a collection of Roman amphorae, Roman millstones, marble and stone columns and a collection of portuguese vestiges found in the site 'Ksar Seghir'.

Opening hours

Closed now

Monday 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00
Thursday 09:00 - 16:00
Friday 09:00 - 16:00
Saturday 09:00 - 16:00
Sunday 09:00 - 16:00

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Recommended Reviews for Tetouan Archaeological Museum

nina
4 reviews

Beauriful mosaics from Lixus!

5 out of 5 stars
10 months ago

Great visit, easily found, if you can find a guide it's better, Descriptions are wrote in Arabic and French.

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