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“on display”(2 reviews)
“villa”(3 reviews)
3, rue Franklin Roosevelt,, Algiers 16100, Algeria
+213 21 74 76 41
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

I will echo what others mentioned below: unless you have an interest in archaeology/prehistory or ethnomusicology, the museum proper isn’t for you. But definitely go for the building and grounds as they have restored this to the good old days. Interesting architecture & crafts on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank etain78
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I spent quite a whils at this location which along with being a Historical Building Museaum acts as a gallery for Art exhibitions . A great blend of old and new.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A place I reccomend visiting, a unique architecture, I loved every corner of the place, very clean and well renovated, the agents are taking care of it, they're kind and well-informed, I had an amazing experience visiting it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank httpsmontana
Reviewed 3 May 2018

It is unclear when and by whom the Bardo villa was constructed, but it appears to show strong Tunisian influences, particularly in its Qallaline tile-panels. The building and grounds are enchanting, while the somewhat subterranean museum of prehistory will interest some more than others. Not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Very small museum but it was clean and some stories you could learn here. overall it was ok if you have to visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RealHedi
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We came and were not super interested in the museum, though I'm sure some people would like it. We accidentally found the amazing house and upstairs rooms when we used the restrooms after seeing the museum-- it's up the hill from the museum entrance. Beautiful,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jcaulum
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I love museums, this one was ok... layout and flow was good, artifacts were sparse but there was a lot of good text (in Arabic and French). The second exhibit focussed on the loss and desecration of historical places and artifacts. This was well put...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Foppybell
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

There are very few tourist attractions in Algiers this a good one of the rare few... you could also organize functions or reception for business there...

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 2 April 2017

excellent amazing and wonderful place which regflects the beyond the history civilization in Algeria and North Africa

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank fayeq-alnatour
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A small wonderful palace which will take you to Algiers same place but many years ago. There is a parking inside Only one thing less, it should be better if there was a little cafeteria inside, so take care to get some snacks and water,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank messaoudene
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