American Legation, Tangier

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Specialty Museum · Museum
Delve into the history of American relations with Morocco at American Legation, the first American public property outside of the U.S. The historic building symbolizes the diplomatic relationship and friendship between America and Morocco, one of the first countries to recognize American independence. Admire the elaborate stucco decor and charming courtyard of the building, then step inside to enjoy a guided tour of the museum, displaying a variety of memorabilia and a collection of antique paintings and furniture. Plan trip to Tangier with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • As a non-American it exceeded my expectations; quite a strange thing to find, something that pre-dates embassies...The building is glorious, there are temporal expositions and the furniture and...  more »
  • Very well maintained/restored with authentic furnishings: you get a feeling of going back in time. Also enjoy the museum area and courtyard. A must-see if you're in Tangier.  more »
  • Interesting piece of American history in Morocco! Me and my friends are exchange students from the states and enjoyed the museum. Very good entrance price, and it doesn't take too much time to go through the entire museum, maybe an hour.
  • Nice visit which was intersting to discover the relations between the USA and Morocco at their beginning and also that morocco was the first country to recognize the USA. the acces is (20 DH) and its really fascinating. the building itself is gorgeous It gives you the impression like you are in Spain i will say that we had really good time on top of the city that was really nice

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