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“A interesting museum with a great café on the roof.” 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 #4 of 89 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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“A interesting museum with a great café on the roof.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

To get lunch on the roof is a real treat and a great experience. The food is very good and very reasonably priced. Staff are extremely friendly. The only problem you will have is deciding what to have as it all looks so good. Light lunch for 2 came to only £8.

Visited April 2013
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“A must-see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Amazing photos and fabulous lunch on the roof terrace. Near to the Medersa Ben Youssef so easy to combine the two.

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“Excellent trip to the Photography museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We really enjoyed our trip here. The building was lovely and the photographs were well displayed, with interesting commentary. The rooftop terrace cafe provides unparalleled views over Marrakech and the mountains.

A really interesting visit, with a big plus that you can return for free if you retain your ticket.

Highly recommended.

Visited April 2013
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“Intersting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Gives an insight into the history and culture of Morooco, entrance fee a bit too much for what you get to see, but a worthwhile visit.

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“well worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Lovely little museum. The photos of Berber life were especially evocative. The terrace cafe has excellent food and one of the best views of Marrakech to be had.

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