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Musee des Antiquites

Parc de la Liberte | Telemly, Algiers 16100, Algeria
+213 21 68 11 29
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Two museums in one

The Museum of Antiquities is quite large and of high quality. More interesting to me was the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
NicJBoston
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Brookline, Massachusetts
Good Roman stuff

Plenty Roman displays here as well as coins from many centuries 200 dinar in About 1.50 euro Small... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
samboDublin
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Tralee, Ireland
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3 weeks ago
“Two museums in one”
8 Apr 2016
“Good Roman stuff”
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Parc de la Liberte | Telemly, Algiers 16100, Algeria
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+213 21 68 11 29
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank NicJBoston
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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

Thank samboDublin
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Reviewed 8 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

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Reviewed 6 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

2  Thank YorkHiker
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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.

Thank KGB777
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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

1  Thank ShilohinBC
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Reviewed 30 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.

4  Thank LondonXYZ1973
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Reviewed 7 June 2013

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

5  Thank JerryTheRugGuy
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