Discover the collections of antiquities and Islamic artwork at Musee des Antiquites, which showcases pieces from Algeria's long, rich history. Housed in an Oriental-style building, the museum boasts a prized collection of ancient pieces, notable for its variety, as well as an Islamic art pavilion with works dating as far back as the 9th century CE. Pore over statues, inscriptions, mosaics, and other artifacts from the Roman, Byzantine, and Islamic periods. Make Musee des Antiquites a centerpiece of your Algiers vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Algiers attractions planning app .
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Unfortunately, the museum was undergoing renovations - like so many places in Algiers - but definitely worth a visit. Some beautiful and fascinating artifacts and another view of the city. more »
When I visited Algiers in April, I was advised that this museum had just closed for renovations. Such a shame, as it is meant to be the premier such museum in Algeria. That said, other museums, such a... more »
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