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Photography Museum of Marrakech
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Marrakech Medina Walking Tour Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum
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Private Tour: Half-Day Guided Tour of Marrakech
Ranked #9 of 165 things to do in Marrakech
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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 ».
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We went there based on the good reviews we read on trip advisor. They were right on. The wealth of historical pictures of marrakech that were on display, were reason enough to go there. There were also amazing portraits and shots of other parts of Morocco.

When walking around Marrakech you get the sense that while some things have changed due to the inevitable invasion of the modern world, there's a spirit to this place that hasn't changed in a millennia. The form of the old city is still there. It's just the technology that moves around in it that has changed. You walk around feeling that the long past of their ancient civilization is actually not that far back in time. Seeing these pictures from the early nineteen hundreds and later, show you that it wasn't that long ago and they are a wonder to look at.

If we weren't traveling with two kids in tow at the time I could have easily spent a day looking.

Thank Jason B
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Gives an excellent idea of Morocco a century ago
An affordabl choise of old photos to buy
A charming roof terrace for a snack
A great spot

Thank Louise M
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Small place but well presented.. intersting photo histories, a good video of historic Morocco footage, all in French though, as it was by a French traveller. No subs.

Thank srr86
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Beautifully laid out.....photos from across mainly the 19th and 20th centuries....not all of Morocco, Tunisa gets a look in...definitely worth a visit... If you go to the top up the spiral staircase you will also get great views of the city...

Thank Missmako
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

This is a good place to visit, to see how was Morocco in the old days. It does not focus only in Marrakech so the experience is good.
Also when you buy the ticket you can return how many times you want to revisit. :)

Thank Luis F
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