Preservation of the 19th-Century Andafiavaratra Palace Museum in Antananarivo

This project involves the restoration of the building’s mud walls (Tamboho) using traditional building methods.

Built in 1872 and adapted for reuse as a museum in 1997, the Andafiavaratra Palace Museum preserves objects and historical collections of great importance to the Kingdom of Madagascar. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details


Location: Antananarivo, Madagascar, Eastern Africa, Africa Organiser(s): Ministry of Culture and Handicrafts Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $32,545 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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