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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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46, Rue Souk Ahal Fassi, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely building, gorgeous portraits, a fascinating film on Berber culture including rarely seen dancing groups of women and men. Not to be missed.

Thank CatLongDog
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Interesting photos as expected but also quite a lot about the history of the photos and photographers in Morocco

Thank Shastri S
Reviewed 6 days ago

This private museum is created by Hamid Mergani and Patrick Manac'h, has been open since 2009. Since then it's showcasing the history of Morocco by a fantastic collections of photography. The collection includes photographs, glass plates, postcards, newspapers, maps, documentaries.

Thank Brijesh P
Reviewed 6 days ago

small house in the centre, pictures from 1930, and videos to show marrakech as it was. it is worth a visit, there is a caffe on the rooftop terrace for refreshments and beautiful view

Thank Laquint
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to this museum. The collection was very striking and just the right size for an enjoyable visit. I recommend pausing for a drink on the terrace, too. Probably my most enjoyable museum experience in Marrakech,

Thank breenal0201
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice exhibit with photographies. It has an history aspect to it as well. I'm not thaat much into photography, but still enjoyed our visit there. The rooftop offers a really nice view over the city, it has free wifi, and very good and very...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on a recommendation from our Riad. The museum is beautiful, a compilation of differences pictures from Marrakech and Morocco display through different rooms. The staff was very helpful with the descriptions and very friendly. The museum has a terrace where you can...More

Thank amore91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful exhibition of several artists - a must see! Several floors of superb photography documentation of Berber life from some of the photographers that went on to develop Magnum. Definitely worth checking out - good value. Also has a roof top terrace cafe.

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool little Museum while strolling around Marrakech Bonus - rooftop coffee shop n place to rest/ stretch your feet Rooftop views of the mosque Note: lots of steps / stairs a bit narrow for those w mobility issues.

Thank RFfan13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in and spent a peaceful hour getting lost in the stunning photos. The photos date from around 1870 to 1950' and you can feel the emotion and liveliness coming out of these images. Finished with a cucumber and orange juice on roof top terrace,...More

Thank Neil C
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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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