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Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires

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Very popular with school parties!

An attractive collection of everyday objects and crafts in a nice old house at the bottom of the... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
NicJBoston
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Brookline, Massachusetts
Lovely small museum - Don't miss this one!

"Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires" - a small charming museum in the Kasbah of... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2015
argosyvr
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Vancouver, Canada
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May 3, 2018
“Very popular with school parties!”
Jun 28, 2018
“Nice place to stop on Casbah visit”
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69, Rue Akli Malek | Casbah, Algiers 16100, Algeria
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Small museum housed in a historic building with some lovely pieces and a nice space to walk around. Maybe 30 minutes or so, but worth your time and the small entry fee.

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

An attractive collection of everyday objects and crafts in a nice old house at the bottom of the Casbah. Being so central, this museum is very popular, and offers an interesting selection of visitors!

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I came here as part of a tour of the Casbah, given by a lovely young woman named Kenza. While the museum is interesting, allowing an impression of how a traditional old home in the Casbah looked, the behavior of the museum staff that day...More

1  Thank Hexy
Reviewed March 7, 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

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Reviewed January 14, 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 February 9, 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 November 15, 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 October 13, 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 August 12, 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 May 3, 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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