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“wonderful museum” 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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Ranked #2 of 61 Attractions in Marrakech
Type: Museums
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Fee: Yes
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.
Tel-Aviv, Israel
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“wonderful museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

This is a great place to visit at Marrakech. The exhibit displaying photographs mainly from the 1950s is wonderful. It's a peaceful place and you can wonder around endlessly. They have a nice cafe on the roof and keep your ticket for muliple entries.

Visited February 2013
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“Nice Spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This small musem is worth your time. There were some really nice photos, including some classics that I did not realize were Moroccan. We really enjoyed the rooftop cafe above the Maison de la Photographie. The view was great and beautiful weather while we were there (Jan). The tea was wonderful and the lemon chicken tagine with cous cous was excellent and enough for two. It doesn't take much time to look through the museum, but it is near the Museum of Marrakech and the Ali Ben Youssef Medersa, so altogether and including a leisurely lunch it makes a nice day excursion.

Visited January 2013
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“Beautiful place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Although it took us over an hour to find the place it was well worth it! It is an oasis in the madness of the Souks. Ignore any of the local lads outside saying it is closed! This is a great place to eat! The food was fantastic and the views from the roof terrace are worth the walk.

Visited February 2013
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“Elegant and ivocative”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Go there to see a beautiful house, see some historic and evocative pictures and enjoy an excellent linch on the rooftop terrace with an excellent 360 view of the Medina

Visited February 2013
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“Hidden photography musem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Very recomended and hidden place for photography lovers and to see the history of the city. A highly recommended roof top terrace view fo the city

Visited November 2012
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