The Jordan Museum, Amman

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Discover the country’s rich history and heritage at The Jordan Museum, which boasts an extensive collection of artifacts and relics. The spacious building was completed in 2014, replacing the old archaeological museum. As you wander the galleries, you can admire chronologically sorted displays from Jordan’s past, from bones of animals more than a million years old, to exhibits on the country’s history in the last few centuries. See some of the oldest statues in the world, dating back more than 9,000 years, and admire one of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Plan your The Jordan Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Amman using our Amman itinerary maker.
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  • August 14, 2017
    This is awesome. I am not a museum typd of guy but I think it would be the best museum ever. I met the director who commented that Jordan is an open museum and this museum held barely anything compare...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    You need to visit the place during your stay in Amman. Unusual exhibits; an encounter with history, which helps to understand the country and people; I highly recommend
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  • July 27, 2017
    A good collection of some choice pieces from all periods of Jordan's premodern history with the greatest focus on prehistory, the Hellenistic, and Roman periods. The inscriptions are well chosen and t...  more »
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  • June 27, 2017
    Very interesting historic museum I really recommend you designate a whole day for this museum and bring the kids and let them be educated and have a good time this museum contains a lot of art and sculptures made of stone as well as poetry dating back to ancient times there also nearby restaurants .
  • May 3, 2017
    The museum display all the arts and other (Stone, Sculpture, Bones, Pottery,...) from the ancient decades who lived in Jordan (Romans,Greeks, Stone Age, Modern Stone Age, Bronze Age). The Museum worth a visit followed a walk trip to the downtown. estimated time spent in the museum (2-3) Hours.
  • April 4, 2017
    A well presented museum with a good travelling exhibition space. This was about Ibn Bin Haytham when we visited, the father of optical science. The permanent exhibits are well worth a visit too and include the oldest human figurines ever found. Highly recommended
  • March 2, 2017
    Actually quite impressive! Take a walk through millions of years of human development in the region, with artifacts from civilizations along the way. Good fun.
  • April 13, 2017
    How much does the enter museum cost? I put five stars if you answer my question!

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