National Archaeological Museum, Amman
(3.2/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Although it is tiny, has a couple of interesting pieces and shown in 10 minutes as something interesting you can see the burial jars and the small collection of glass.
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  • When visiting the Citadel is the Museum does not have great things but okay, do not expect much, it is small
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  • It is a nice museum. It gives you a picture of how the people here have lived, worked, cooked, etc.
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