National Archaeological Museum, Amman
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Delve into the past on a visit to National Archaeological Museum, which displays an eclectic collection of relics, ranging from the Paleolithic all the way to the 15th century. Opened in 1951 and sitting in the Amman Citadel, the museum used to house the copper Dead Sea Scroll, before its relocation to the new Jordan Museum. Study the chronologically organized exhibits of a variety of artifacts and relics, from ancient pottery and figurines to glass objects and old coins. Put National Archaeological Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Amman trip generator.
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  • Great exhibits (thousands of years-old sculptures). Absolutely worth seeing... Don't be fooled by the unassuming exterior can be...
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  • If you've made the effort to walk around the citadel you must pop into this little museum to appreciate the wealth of 7,000 years of history packed into this small hill of dry stones. Fascinating and ...  more »
  • After paying to enter the Citadel and taking in the sites, my friend and I stopped by at the Museum, which is located within the grounds of the Citadel. It was free to go in and packed with interestin...  more »