Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires, Algiers

4.2
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Visit Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires for insight into the traditions and customs of Algiers. See how the interiors of houses looked through history, the development of furniture styles, traditional Algerian carpets coming from various parts of the country, and clothes worn by the people. The museum also displays weapons, jewelry, musical instruments, pottery, and other objects central to the culture. Those wanting a hands-on experience can attend one of the museum's workshops, like the weaving or embroidery. Use our Algiers trip planner to add Musee Nationale des Arts et Traditions Populaires and other attractions to your Algiers vacation plans.
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  • While not entirely authentic, this building has a mix of beautiful features from other historic sites. No photos but you can sneak some in when the guards aren't looking. The courtyard is stunning. A....  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • good place to discover architecture and traditions, it's easy accessible by metro. but: no AC or ventilation, no cafe or drinking water. huge veranda is empty and no tent. the way to museum is full of garbage and ruins. entrance cost 2$ and it's free for below 16 and 60 and up.
  • Thanks our guide he gave a lot of information about building. Hope u will finish renovation and all can enjoy the museum. For me it's old place can be recommend for people who try to catch the spirit of old city. I enjoyed)
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