National Archaeological Museum, Amman

Categories: Natural History Museums, Museums
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3.3/5 based on 170+ 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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  • This Museum is within the Citadel. If you came for the view, you might not think to visit this modest sized building, but you'd be making a big mistake. Within its modest rooms, there are artifacts th...  read more »
  • The National Archaeological Museum is a must visit from anyone travelling to Amman. There's some fascinating history there and you'll also have the opportunity to take some fantastic photos. 
  • This small museum within the Citadel Hill site is well worth a visit. Note that Google maps currently shows this museum in the wrong place! It is adjacent to the Temple of Hercules on Citadel Hill. Mo...  read more »
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