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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
46, Rue Souk Ahal Fassi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-85721
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The house present a different way to learn about the history of this city. I think is better to learn from pictures than other regular museums. The house terrace has super views of the city. Just keep an eye when you try to reach the...More

Thank Jorge V
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like photography this is a place worth visiting if you are in Marrakesh. Photographic history of the place through its photographic collection. It has a small shop and a small cafe on the roof.

Thank Conchi C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Trying to get out of the sun? Go check out this great little museum. Great black and white photos or Arabian life. At the end go upstairs to the cafe and enjoy a cold drink and some food. Only con is it's not big enough.

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ticket is relatively inexpensive and you can use it for multiple entrees over multiple days. Photos of Morocco city, country, mountain life going back more than a hundred years. Also fascinating movies of traditional village life, customs, dance and dress from the mid 1900's and...More

Thank SusanAdventure
Reviewed 1 week ago

The amount of wonderful material in this museum is excellent. As a photographer perhaps I am bias but I would say it's one of the best museums I've ever visited. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank osheacharlotte
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting collection of photography,well worth the visit very interesting and inspiring.

Thank Peter m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

good place to view old life and photos only minimal cost to get in and nice relaxing rooftop cafe we spend about an hour there

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been very nice visit this museum: you can find a lot of old monochromes and photographs made by photographers that fell in love with Morocco and its landscapes and people. It's all well displayed and with helpful descriptions, plus the traditional building that...More

Thank stefac2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit and see a fantastic collection of old photos. The staff and owner are charming and well informed.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite it was really hot we went to this maison and were excited; really nice photos which will give you a good feeling how it has been

Thank Marcel_C_ZH
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Do you or can you organise walking trips in Berber village area?
2 May 2017|
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Response from Maison d | Property representative |
The Maison de la Photographie and the Berber Ecomuseum organize day treks in Ourika valley. Please, send an email to la Maison de Photographie of Marrakech for more information.
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How much is entrance fee please
23 March 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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Melanie R
Can you buy photos in the UK from the museum - missed the opportunity in Marrakech. Does anyone know if they will send photos in the post?
8 September 2015|
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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