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“Great rooftop view” 4 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 62 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.
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“Great rooftop view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

If you don't mind spending 40mdh for entrance fee the place has a great rooftop cafe with excellent view over the roofs of marrakesh

Visited March 2013
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“Boring”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Having followed the trip advisor rating we put it as a priority. I couldn't see what all the fuss was about; a load of old lack and white photos of Marrakech and its people not looking to different to now. The view of the snowy mountains from the rooftop restaurant made it slightly more worthwhile but that was the only redeeming point for me. A waste of money otherwise.

Visited April 2013
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“Very interesting photographs of early Morocco and stunning views of the Medina from the rooftop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Located close to Ben Yousuf Madressa, the museum offers a wonderful collection of early Moroccan photographs. Entrance is 40 dirhams and you can use your ticket to gain access more than once. Its a must for all photographers. Will take under about 45 mins to go through the 3 levels and stunning views of the Medina and Atlas mountain range awaits you at the rooftop terrace.

The restaurant on the rooftop offers a great spot for lunch and the food was excellent. 80 dirhams for a 3 course set menu.

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“Have lunch on the roof1”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Great small gallery with historic Morrocan photography. The best is the roof though.....have lunch there and look at the mountains and rooftops......it is tremendous.

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“Lovely gallery with a stunning view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This small gallery is a labour of love. We really enjoyed looking at the photographs and the view from the roof terrace is stunning. Postcards and prints are available to purchase. Definitely worth a look.

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