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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 May 3, 2015

liked the limited range of pictures, but finding it is a challenge so we took a hair raising tuk tuk ride through the souk to get there. roof top café is great, we had to navigate back with a map and gps compass as google...More

Thank whitesettlerbrummie
Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Stunning place with great photography of Morocco displayed beautifully. Must see for photography lovers or anyone interested in the imagery of the past. Loved the darkened room with autochrome images from the early 1900's. Also has a rooftop Cafe. Has prints for sale at great...More

Thank Chelsey C
Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

The history of photography and some of the shots here really made me pause and consider. I think it cost around 40DH entry, and it doesn't take long to see what there is to see. But the views upstairs are lovely and the cafe was...More

Thank MarcPT
Reviewed April 28, 2015

This was recommended in my guidebook and well worth a visit. The door seems tucked away and although there is a board with photographs outside, as with other reviewers, we didn't find it easily and walked straight past until a very helpful man with a...More

Thank SolihullSally
Reviewed April 28, 2015

a good insight into the history of morocco told through beautiful photographs. the little cafe on the roof is gorgeous.

Thank paola b
Reviewed April 27, 2015

We were recommended this place by our Riad owner & he also recommended having lunch. Unfortunately we took his advice & ended up uncomfortable & frustrated. The food is fine if overpriced at 100DH for the set 3 courses. The 3 course menu is fixed...More

Thank lovetheunexpected
Reviewed April 26, 2015

wonderful, irreplaceable exhibition beautiful space, very good restaurant. I visited on the first time for lunch, but the people were so charming and the quality of the exhibits os god, that as econd visit was essential

Thank dttyhill
Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is in the heart of the Medina and can be difficult to find even with the best map! If you have an interest for early photography in black and white, include this place as it is worth a visit. There are some lovely portraits...More

Thank Quentin L
Reviewed April 25, 2015

In this small museum the staff were very nice, lots of beautiful, and very interesting photos. Nice place for escape from the hot city. The terrace is perfect place for a mint tea.

Thank Zsanett L
Reviewed April 25, 2015

A facinating collection of photo's of Morrocco's past, in a beautifully restored building. The exhibits have additional information laminated sheets in a variety of languages. There is a small roof top bistro, and a selection of postcards/posters etc in the shop. An interesting 1 to...More

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May 2, 2017|
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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