The Tiskiwin Museum also called Maison Tiskiwin is a must see in Marrakesh. The museum belonged to or belongs to Bert Flint, a Dutch anthroplogist and collector of North African Art and features art from the sahara, Morocco, Mali and nearby. The museum is open to the public and exhibits basket works, jewelry, textiles and many other things. Each room features different artifacts from carpets, fabrics, clothes and jewelry from a different town or region, including the south and sub-Sahara.
Until recently Bert used to sometimes sit at the entrance watching tourist enter his haven of artifacts and great collection.
The Tiskiwin museum lies between the Bahia and Dar Si Said palaces at 8 Rue de la Bahia. From either Dar Si Said or the Bahia car park, it is easy to find this tourist destination. Look for the yellow symbol with white inscription. It is open every day 9.30amâ€“12.30pm & 3â€“6pm.
The Tiskiwin Museum is housed in a large building built during the 20th century and displays the personal collection of anthropologist Bert Flint. On display are traditional cultural object from across Morocco. In Hispanic-Moorish style, the house is also an architectural jewel. Entrance fee: 15 dhs Tel: +212 24 38 11 91