Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir, Agadir

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#1 of 13 in Museums in Souss-Massa-Draa Region
Discover the culture and traditions of Amazighen or Berbers at Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir. Opened in 2000, 40 years after a devastating earthquake almost destroyed the city, the museum showcases more than 900 antique pieces, including carpets, pottery, ancient calligraphy, and lots of jewelry. In the treasure room, see the museum's most precious possession, the famous "Massa necklace." Take a guided tour if you wish to learn more about the Berbers' history, their symbols, and their jewelry-making techniques. The museum also organizes selling exhibitions of local contemporary artists. Use our Agadir sightseeing planner to add Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir and other attractions to your Agadir vacation plans.
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  • A modern museum explaining and showing aspects of the Berber tradition of the Agadir area. Beautifully displayed but sadly very under-visited. We were nearly the only people there. Particularly...  more »
  • It was very interesting to learn about the Berber culture and the curator took his time to ensure that I was understanding what he was saying. For a nominal fee of MAD10 it it well worth a visit if...  more »
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