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“Well worth a visit” 5 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.
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“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This is a great gallery...The staff are very sweet and helpful...food was excellent on the terrace with awesome views. It has a sophisticated atmosphere. GO!

Visited August 2013
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“Surprisingly good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Some great old photos in a beautiful setting. Worth a quick view and great to add in after seeing Ali Ben Youssef Madrasa.

Visited August 2013
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“Interesting photos and great rooftop cafe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The price to get in to this exhibition (which can be hard to find so study a map and don't listen to the locals telling you it's the other way!) is about 50 dms (about £3.78) and you can use that ticket to get in again as many times as you like).

Really nice way to look at the history and the rooftop cafe is to be recommended- it is crazy cheap and they do lovely food, although there isn't a huge selection. Be careful about going there at really hot points of the day as not all of the tables are in shade so if it is busy you might be out in the boiling hot sun trying to eat!

Visited September 2013
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“a real discovery of Marocco history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

fantastic overview of maroccain tradition though a lot of fotos of the old french colony descovering the cultural past of this wonderfull country.

Visited December 2012
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“"Very good place"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The museum is right behind the Medersa Ben Youssef. A wonderful collection of prints through the ages of Moroccan photography history. One of the highest terraces in the medina with views in all the directions, the view may well be worth the money alone.

Visited September 2013
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