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Photography Museum of Marrakech

46, Rue Souk Ahal Fassi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5243-85721
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Marrakech Medina Walking Tour Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum
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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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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 20 min
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 07:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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46, Rue Souk Ahal Fassi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must see. You get a test for the culture and heritage of Marrakesh and surrounding Atlas Mountains people. Lovely roof top terrace as well.

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum shows photos from 1930s and on of Berber village life. Some simply striking photos displaying the breadth of people across Morocco.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We weren't necessarily planning to visit the museum but happened upon it and decided to take a look. It's a wonderful old Riad and it has some great photos. It also has silver negatives (pretty cool) and an old Movie that shows a photo expedition...More

Thank Mom22ms
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great photographs and employee very friendly. Great view of MEDINA from terrace. Very clean and well kept. Super clean bathroom!!!

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best museum in Marrakesh, very interesting pictures and documentary. If I go back to Marrakesh this is the one museum I would like to visit again.

Thank Thilda J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My title basically covers it. This place is 40 dirham to enter which is high for Moroccan standards and just doesn't have the content to justify it.

Thank i-amstuart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is practically round the corner from the Medersa. The entry price is pretty reasonable for the quality of the exhibits. The photos are arranged in context with clear explanations in 3 languages including English. The works have depth and offer an insight into...More

Thank sisterraysaid
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has a diverse collection of early photography taken mostly by European travelers to Morocco. It's an interesting opportunity to see images of Morocco's past through European eyes. The rooftop terrace and cafe is also really nice.

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit, but not worth going out of your way. We did not feel that the exhibitions were really that differentiated or interesting.

Thank mjswid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been looking forward to visiting the museum but when we arrived we discovered that the price was the same as a meal. Definitely too much and when we went in we were trying to match the price with the experience but sadly it...More

Thank Monda15
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RamblingOne
3 May 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
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janetia
23 March 2017|
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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
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