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A valuable lesson in history.

By visiting this Museaum and the ajacent Islamic Art Museaums you gain a vauable insight into the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
London, United Kingdom

Our helpful concierge directed us to this Museum in the heart of Algiers, capital of Algeria. Musee... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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26 Sep 2018
“A valuable lesson in history.”
19 Aug 2018
Parc de la Liberte | Telemly, Algiers 16100, Algeria
+213 21 68 11 29
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

By visiting this Museaum and the ajacent Islamic Art Museaums you gain a vauable insight into the History of the area going way back before the Colonial period.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Our helpful concierge directed us to this Museum in the heart of Algiers, capital of Algeria. Musee des Antiquities is best visited midweek. Items from Algeria’s rich heritage can be viewed in this museum. We discovered an exclusive collection of exhibits and explored the cultures,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The Museum of Antiquities is quite large and of high quality. More interesting to me was the separate Museum of Islamic Art. Of varied period and quality, and none too well displayed, many of the exhibits were beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Plenty Roman displays here as well as coins from many centuries 200 dinar in About 1.50 euro Small but nice Close to bardo museum

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

It is one of the best museums I have ever been to. It s not so large that you feel overwhelmed but full of the amazing history of Algeria.. from Christian Jewish and Islamic Art, it also has Roman and Byzantine artifacts. Its a must...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank kwoolr
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Most museums in Algeria don't allow photos, but this one does. The museum has some fantastic rock art from south Algeria (find more outside the building too). There is a great bronze collection, and some large statues. The mosaics though are very colourful and detailed....More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank YorkHiker
Reviewed 7 April 2015

As with many museums in Algeria, photography is not permitted once inside. The collection of Roman era mosaics and statues here is relatively small but is still quite interesting and is worth taking the time to visit.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This museum is not large so one does not have to rush through it and take the time to savor the exhibits. The Museum of Archaeology is located right next to it so I would recommend a visit to both. Admission fee is an astoundingly...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Interesting museum and like all museums in Algiers very cheap and you will be the only person there. Adjacent park is nice but to be avoided after lunch as it gets full of local lovers, alcoholics and beggars.

Date of experience: December 2013
4  Thank LondonXYZ1973
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Relatively small, but impressive Algiers museum with historical artifacts reflecting the history and culture of Algeria

Date of experience: June 2013
5  Thank JerryTheRugGuy
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