The Maison de la Photographie is located in an old traders area called Ben I Fnadek, which literally translates as ‘between the fondouks’. This historic location, in the heart of the Medina, perfectly fits the character and ethos of this wonderful gallery. The Photography Museum houses a vast collection of photographs, covering the period 1870-1950, which traces the origins of photography in Morocco, through the era of the French Protectorate to the dawn of modern Morocco as we know it today. The Museum not only houses the photographs of some of the early notable adventurers who crossed the Moroccan borders such as George Washington Wilson, A. Cavilla and Marcelin Flandrin, but it also highlights the historical and cultural aspects of Morocco, such as Berber culture. The Maison de la Photographie holds a comprehensive visual history of Marrakech in fittingly beautiful surroundings, this is a great collection and you will surely be taking some of the postcards home as souvenirs. Don’t miss the opportunity to have a drink on the amazing roof terrace, which has one of the best views in Marrakech.
Lifestyle Museum or the Musée de l’Art de Vivre in Marrakech is a new cultural space in the heart of the Medina of Marrakesh. As Marrakesh cultural scene expands, the need of museums and art venues grows. The “Museum of Lifestyle” opened its doors in May 2010 with a fantastic exhibit showing Moroccan Kaftan’s history through out time.
Photos Museum in Marrakech, Museum of Lifestyle
The exhibit rooms spread in 6 rooms inside a traditional Marrakech Riad house renovated with care and exquisite materials. This Museum in Marrakech is located at Derb Cherif – Diour Saboune inside the city’s ancient Medina. The entrance fee is 20 Dirhams (around 2 Euros) – Opened every day from 9am to 5pm. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.museemedina.com Phone: +212.524.378.373 +212.610.408.096
The Majorelle Garden is a botanical garden projected and designed by the french painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) in the 1920s. The garden was open to public in 1947 but, after his death, the garden fell into disuse and oblivion.
The Garden reborn when it was bought in 1980 by the fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner Pierre Bergé. When Yves Saint Laurent died in 2008 his ashes were scattered in the Garden.
The Majorelle Garden has trees and exotic plants and houses the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech, that includes paintings, ceramics, jewelry, and textiles from Yves Saint- Laurent personal collection.
Photos of Majorelle Garden in Marrakech
Majorelle Garden Marrakech: This is the only botanical garden in Marrakech. It was designed by the artist Jacques Majorelle and owned by Yves Saint-Laurent and Pierre Bergé since 1980. You can enjoy a marvelous garden with exotic flowers from many places in the world. The garden also included the Islamic Art Museum of Marrakech.