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Photography Museum of Marrakech

46, Rue Souk Ahal Fassi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-85721
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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 ».
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46, Rue Souk Ahal Fassi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-85721
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Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is a sort of hidden gem. If you are interested in culture you should definitely seek it out - well worth the trip!

Thank dgreenarc
Reviewed December 30, 2014

I am not a photography expert and the exposition didn't touch me so much :( However, the Tajine in the restaurant is the best I have eaten in my trip.

Thank JP507
Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Small museum. All photos in black and white. Gives a historic perspetive of Morroco. The view from the roof top terrace is amazing

Thank Maria D
Reviewed December 30, 2014

After reading the reviews I was expecting a lot more to be honest or maybe the photos weren't to my taste - anyway the house is worth a look and the roof top cafe is NOT TO BE MISSED! Although they stop serving foor a...More

Thank NikkiSmout
Reviewed December 27, 2014

Beautiful photos and glimpse into the past. We enjoyed both the museum and the small exhibit at El Badi Palace.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed December 26, 2014

Great old photos and the roof top terrace had the best panoramic view of the city and mountains we found all week.

Thank Anthea W
Reviewed December 26, 2014

Excellent - chance to see photographs of Morocco from times gone by and also the cafe on the roof has great view over Marrakech.

Thank Kathryn7678
Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

This was a highlight of my trip to Marrakech. The museum houses some fantastic photography that's both a delight to look at and a means of better understanding Marrakech's rich history. It's split across several floors of a lovely traditional building with a courtyard and...More

1  Thank greeneyedmon5ter
Reviewed December 25, 2014

Three floors of photography from 1900 - 1940 or so. The building itself is beautiful and the collection of photographs is wonderful. Would definitely recommend this stop.

Thank mollyolaf
Reviewed December 24, 2014

This was very interesting, great historic pictures and we had the best tagine of the whole trip on the roof terrace here - it's well worth a visit

1  Thank Sue C
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Response from Mary R | Reviewed this property |
You can do organised trips to Berber Villages but I would definitely book this either through your hotel or your travel agent. On the way to the museum we were hassled constantly by locals who tried to get us to follow... More
March 23, 2017|
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Response from Maison d | Property representative |
Entrance fee : 40 Dhs ( 4 euro ), and free for children under 12.
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Response from Marthinsen | Reviewed this property |
We visted the museum in March this year and according to the information I received at the entrance, you can order photographies from abroad. I have not purchased any myself, but you can find the available photographies with... More