Musée de l’Art et de Archéologie
Musée de l’Art et de Archéologie (17 Rue du Docteur Vilette, Isoraka, Antananarivo 101) – located in the capital’s Isoraka district, this is a fascinating attraction established in 1970 and curated by the University of Antananarivo. It houses the ethnographic and archaeological artifacts unearthed at the island’s many excavation sites. The collection totals some 7,000 objects that represent each of Madagascar’s regions and tribes, including grave decorations, talismans and ceremonial accessories. In its capacity as a center of learning and discussion, the museum also hosts regular guest speakers. Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (Monday – Friday).