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DAR JAMAÏ MUSEUM

About DAR JAMAÏ MUSEUM

More commonly known as "Dar Jamaï" or "Maison Jamaï", it is located on the edge of El Hdim square in the Medina of Meknes. The palace was built in 1881 by the vizier Mokhtar Jamaï during the reign of Moulay Hassan (1873-1894). Of the Andalusian type, Dar Jamaï is one of the specimens of the residences of the Moroccan "Makhzen families" at the end of the 19th century. At the time, it included rooms, a noble room serving as a reception room, a basin, a slaughterhouse, a foundouk, shops, a Moorish bath, a mosque and a garden (riad) with a pavilion (Menzah) and the carpeted alleys of Zellijs. Transformed into a museum in the 1920s, it now consists of the following exhibition rooms: the ceramic room of Fez-Tafilalet, the ceramic room of Meknes-Fez, the room of painted and carved wood, the central courtyard , The Moorish bath room, the ironwork room, the Rifain pottery room and the Zerhoun pottery, the laundry room, the textile weaving room, the bridal hall, the Qobba on the first floor and the weapons room .

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City: Meknes