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“Interesting Moroccan History” 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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“Interesting Moroccan History”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Why this place is not on the tourist maps who knows. Found it eventually with the help of a young local for 20 dirham. Small amount of photos over 3 floors but very interesting. Great little cafe on the terrace serving a limited set menu but great tea. Enjoyable and peaceful.

Visited June 2013
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“Somewhere cooling to go”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Didn't find this particularly exciting but enabled us to get out of the heat. Didn't think it was worth the hike though

Visited June 2013
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“a magical , informative place thanks to Patrick the founder and owner, do have lunch on the terrace with fabulous views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

a delight to discover,, wonderful photographs quite unique,, haunting and unforgettable do visit well worth the journey..

Visited May 2013
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“great Balcony views and amazing pictures”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Balcony views of city-best we seen
Possibly could have more English explainations of pictures,but thats being picky.

Visited June 2013
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“a sense of history and a great meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We had read about this museum on Trip Advisor before going to Marrakech and weren't disappointed. Fascinating photos of Marrakech and other places in Morocco. It is always interesting to be reminded that what we are seeing didn't always look like it does now. The meal on the terrace was one of the best we had in Marrakech. Looking out at the High Atlas and hearing the call to prayer from the many mosques made for a magical moment.

Visited April 2013
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