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American Legation: Tours & Tickets

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“united states”(37 reviews)
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...more
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8 Zankat America, Tangier 90000, Morocco
+212 5399-35317
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Reviewed yesterday

This building was one of the first American Embassies soon after the American revolution. Many pictures and US memorabilia

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Steven H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Who would have ever thought that America was one of the first countries to recognise Morocco and enter into diplomatic relations way back in mid 1800. To see the history of the relationship before your eyes as you walk through the rooms of the American...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank IanMcP
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice cultural exchange center, providing a glimpse at early American-Arab relations. Needs at least a good 2 hours to appreciate fully.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mohamed_zeineldine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a unique surprise. A museum showcasing the relationship between the United States and Morocco. It is the oldest property owned by the USA outside our boarders. Must see.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Attarah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At one time, the embassy of the US in Tanger. It is also the only place on the National Landmarks that is outside the US. We learned a lot about the long and rich history of the US and Morocco, dating back to the independence...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Fred H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old furniture, photos and letters. May be of more interest to Americans, but I found it rather dull tbh.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank casuarina639
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such an interesting building, lots to see, great art work and rooms laid out as they were when originally used. Fantastic history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Yigg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting little museum in a well looked after building. The museum has a very interesting collection of paintings and drawings lining the walls, showcasing a range of styles from the traditional “orientalist” styles of the 19th and early 20th C, through to works of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Travellingraewyn
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

Lovely collection of Paul Bowles memorabilia here , plus Berber costumes and fabulous art collection ( watercolours oils ) . Tangier has few museums so it’s well worth a visit it’s easy to find and the south end of the medina

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CosmicAngela
Reviewed 20 August 2019

We loved it here. It was really cool and interesting. I would always go back with friends and visitors

Date of experience: July 2019
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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
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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!