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Umm Qais Museum, Umm Qais

(4.1/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Take in views of the Sea of Galilee, Golan Heights, and Syria from Umm Qais Museum, housing artifacts that span several empires. Housed in a renovated 19th-century building, the museum stores items traced back to the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman periods. Take a tour of the site to view the permanent collection of coins, mosaics, and pottery. Explore the inner courtyard, where you will find several statues, before touring the museum's surrounding gardens. Arrange your visit to Umm Qais Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Umm Qais using our Umm Qais travel itinerary planner.
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  • I visited this mousem last year and I saw many pieces of Greek and Romans ages. For history lover they have to visit it 
  • Very nice excursion with guide speaking very good french. The explanations are fascinating. Exceptional view of the Golan Heights, sea of Galilee. No security problem. Beautiful vestige. The longest Roman road.
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  • The thing I enjoy most about visiting Umm Qais is that you can really touch and explore to your heart's desire. You can hike through many Roman ruins, and visit the museum or restaurant. The museum is...  more »