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“Outstanding collection of photographs” 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.
Geneva, Switzerland
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“Outstanding collection of photographs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

An amazing place with beautiful photographs. You really get a sense of the importance of this city and what it was like 100 years ago. Keep your admission ticket...as long as you have proof of admission you can re-visit the museum again, anytime you like. There is a rooftop terrace where you can buy sodas, coffee, tea, and snacks. The view from up there is spectacular! Be aware: in an attempt to mislead you, you will be confronted in the streets by young people who will tell you the museum is closed. Smile, shake your head, and continue on. They are paid by the leather tanners to direct you to their shops, in the hopes that you'll purchase goods from them.

Visited June 2013
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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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marrakech
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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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