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“Interesting but not worth going out of your way for.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Photography Museum

Photography Museum
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Marrakech Medina Walking Tour Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum
Ranked #8 of 154 things to do in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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“Interesting but not worth going out of your way for.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Interesting opportunity to see some pictures and marvel at how Morocco has changed over the years however this wasn't particularly well presented and there was no particular attempt to engage the visitors.

Food on the terrace was good and the views were fantastic!

Visited June 2013
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“Truly amazing photographs.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The wonderful photos and ambience of the Maison visually informs of the history of Morocco. I can find no fault or anything I disliked about the Maison de la Photographie.

Visited June 2013
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“A bit hard to find, but well worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

After trying to be redirected to the tanneries or 'big square' we found some signs and followed them to the Maison de la Photographie. Beautiful gem of a museum. Fantastic photos of turn of the century morocco. All photos available for purchase - they didn't have what I wanted in the right size so had it printed up and brought to our riad. Would highly recommend.

Visited May 2013
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Rotterdam
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“Don't miss it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Beautiful photos and a great place to have a quick bite to eat and enjoy the 360 view of Marrakech. You can keep your entrance card to comeback whenever you want!

Visited June 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“A trip back in Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Having been way laid in true Marrakech style by a ' friendly' local taking us on a detour to the Tannery, we arrived into the calm of the Maison de la Photographie.
What a delight an oasis, a wonderful collection of historic photographs of anthropologically important record of life in Morocco.

Visited June 2013
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