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Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires

69, Rue Akli Malek | Casbah, Algiers 16100, Algeria
213 2 71 34 14
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Lovely old palace inside the casbah

Main sight here is the palace itself but there are some interesting exhibits of local crafts like... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
nothe2le
,
Shanghai
interesting

not very big and could do with a scrub up, but the sort of place you'd expect tourists to be... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Chris F
,
Algiers, Algeria
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7 Mar 2017
“Lovely old palace inside the casbah”
14 Jan 2017
“interesting”
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69, Rue Akli Malek | Casbah, Algiers 16100, Algeria
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213 2 71 34 14
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Main sight here is the palace itself but there are some interesting exhibits of local crafts like period furniture, carpets and ceramics. Adore the marble columns in the patio and have a chat with the friendly staff! ThoughI am not sure if anybody speaks english...More

Thank nothe2le
Reviewed 15 January 2017

not very big and could do with a scrub up, but the sort of place you'd expect tourists to be brought to

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Its the house of lgerian traditions and customs,you have to visit this place to feel and taste the reality of Algerian hospitality.

Thank fayeq-alnatour
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Alas, our guide could not give us more than half an hour to visit this beautiful place. The building itself as well as the exhibits were a delight, especially the textiles and the ornate jewellery. A working knowledge of French would help individual visitors get...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 14 October 2015

"Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires" - a small charming museum in the Kasbah of Algiers, not to be missed! The building dates back to the origins of the Kasbah and is currently being restored but is still open to the public. I come...More

Thank argosyvr
Reviewed 12 August 2015

One of the worthwhile visits that I took, it took me down to traditions that are rarely talked about especially after I met an ALgerian lawyer at the museum. It is a pity that there is little written literature in the outside world about Algerian...More

2  Thank MikePMadrid
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Located close to the Ketchaoua Mosque in the Kasbah. There is a sign off the street directing one to the Museum whose entry is on one of the narrow street. Anyone can direct you to the Museum. Housed in a restored palace, it is beautifully...More

2  Thank ShilohinBC
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