National Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions

Algiers, Algeria

Hosted at the Khedaoudj el Amia palace, built in 1570 and located in the lower Casbah.

The mission of the Museum is to make the rural and traditional heritage of Algeria known and accessible. The works kept at the museum concern daily life such as clothing, jewellery, carpets, pottery, basketwork, ceramics, embroidery, brassware, miniatures, furniture as well as several other exceptional pieces of Algerian crafts. In addition to ethnographic objects, the Museum maintains a photographic collection of more than 20,000 items, divided into old photographs and black and white photographs.

Source: Wikipedia

Address(es)
9 rue Mohamed Akli Malek
Casbah 16000, Algiers
Algeria
T +213 21 43 99 08



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