National public museum of modern and contemporary art of Algiers

The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Algiers, affectionately known as the MAMA, is one of the most beautiful cultural achievements since the Independence of Algeria. It was inaugurated on December 1, 2007 by Mrs. Khalida TOUMI, Minister of Culture, for the event “Algiers, capital of Arab culture. Located in the heart of Algiers, in the commercial artery Larbi Ben M’hidi, the building was designed by the French architect Henri Petit to house the “Galeries de France” department store devoted to high-end consumer products.