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“Extremely interesting and unique” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Maison de la Photographie

Maison de la Photographie
46, rue Ahal Fes, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-85721
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Photography Museum has opened its doors in the heart of Marrakesh since May 2009.A private collection of 8000 photographs was gathered, this collection is only about Morocco and covers the period 1870 to 1950.The exposition contains hundreds of old photographs and shows the first film recorded in the High-Atlas in color, in 1957 by Daniel Chicault « Landscapes and Faces of the High-Atlas ». It was a pioneer action in Morocco.
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“Extremely interesting and unique”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

This exhibition is well worth the hunt! The staff were very well informed and clearly enjoyed their job and appreciated the photographs as much as the tourists. It gave a unique insight into Morocco.

Visited January 2013
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“Small museum with interesting pictures of Morocco”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This museum shows old pictures of Morocco. Pictures of Marrakech, The Berbers and The villages in The Atlas mountain.

Visited December 2012
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“Lovely museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We enjoyed our visit - it's a small museum but their collection of Morocco and Africa is worth the price of admission. Will take maybe an hour to get through - it's fairly small.

Visited August 2012
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“Incredible museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Well worth a visit- stunning photos that are carefully set out and a great roof terrace for lunch with delicious food.

Visited December 2012
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“Stunning little museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

I always find old photographs strangely moving, and this museum has some beautiful early photographs of Moroccan cities, including Marrakech, and portraits of Berber and Touareg people. It provides a fascinating historical perspective, and also an insight into the history of photographic development. The rooftop cafe has stunning views and a very reasonably priced lunch. The place is run by charming enthusiasts, put in on your itinerary without fail!

Visited December 2012
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