National Archaeological Museum, Amman

(3.1/5 based on 190+ 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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  • Found in the Citadel complex - did not require another entry ticket, covered by the entry ticket into the complex. A small old fashioned museum but full of very ld and interesting artefacts and inform...  more »
  • Not is a great Museum and its facilities are very good. Is more, would need a good renewal both of them exhibitors as of lighting and even for cleaning. It still retains human figures modeled in mud from the Neolithic period about 6500 years before Christ and a few caskets as a kind of anthropomorphic funerary vases with handles used in burials between the 7th and 13th century before Christ.
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