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. Arrange to visit National Archaeological Museum and other attractions in Amman using our Amman trip maker tool .
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  • Spent a wonderful 45 minutes or so in this great little museum while on Citadel Hill. Small is actually only in size...the museum was packed with some great archeological finds in a country so rich wi...  more »
  • There are so many ancient ruins in Amman and this small museum holds artifacts to help tell the story. A must visit site.  more »
  • You can find archeological findings since over a million year til today in this tiny little museum... it is so dense and the most important piece is for sure Taki's head.  more »

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