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“Very interesting” 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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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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“Very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to visit for an hour or so. Entrance is 40Dh (about £2.80) and there is a fabulous roof terrace café with great views over the whole city with the Atlas mountains as a backdrop.

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“Most Interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 NEW

This museum is fascinating in that not only does it contain lovely old photos of Morocco and its people but also equipment and photos dating back to the almost the beginning of photography.

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“The highlight of our trip....!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Marrakesh is a great place to visit and the Maison de la photographie would enhance any visit with a truly amazing collection of photographs from 1880's to 1930's of Berber people, Gnaua musicians, nomads, the souks, the square etc. It really helps to put in context the history and culture of the region. It is all housed in the most delightful riad with a roof top restaurant that serves lovely, reasonably priced food. For me it was the highlight of our trip!

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“Photography”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Interesting collection of historic photographs of Morocco and its people. Great view from the rooftop cafe. A must for photographers.

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“Superb and a great terrace”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

A really tasteful and beautifully designed exhibition of wonderful photographs. Topped off with a lovely terrace offering drinks or meals. Not to be missed

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