We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Royal Automobile Museum

King Hussein Park, (next to the Medical City off the King Abdullah II Street), Amman, Jordan
(6) 541-1392
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #1 of 29 attractions in Amman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: Has the private collection of cars and motorbikes of the Late King Hussein of Jordan. It is quite an extensive collection of immaculate cars from old... more »
Write a Review

199 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    134
    53
    9
    2
    1
Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We had an enjoyable visit to the museum. The cars are adequately described and the layout is very interesting. I highly recommend spending a couple hours here.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just loved it. Goes through different centuries, styles and history of the cars owned by the Royal Family.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Great collection of old and new cars & motorcycles. Well set out and is a good opportunity to change the pace when exploring Amman. Good information on the displays which we found interesting.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
41 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The late King Hussein is highly regarded in Jordan. But there is something shocking that an absolute monarch can justify owning this quantity of vehicles. And while it is interesting to see how cars have changed over the decades, it is difficult to enjoy a guilkt free visit when you see how hard his people are having to work to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rajgar, General Manager at Royal Automobile Museum, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for visiting the Royal Automobile Museum. We attempt to showcase the automotive journey of Jordan through the cars of His Majesty the late King Hussein. Most of these cars illustrate the history of the country since 1916. For example, The 1952 Lincoln was used for His Majesty's accession to the throne in 1953 while the 1958... More

London, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The museum is ridiculous. I didn't realise how much I could enjoy a car museum until I went here. The previous king of Jordan had a real love for cars and motorcycles so it's basically a museum of incredible cars in top condition. It's well set up as each car has a small description on the car / motorcycle itself... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amman, Jordan
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Very nice Museum of the Royal Automobiles owned by the Late King. Fascinating history behind each car. Museum has easy access to parking. very family friendly and is great for all ages even if you are not a car fan.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mumbai
Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
83 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It's one of the places one must visit when in Amman. A collection of automobiles and motorcycles belonging to the Amman royalty is on display here. The roadsters are used as conduits to tell the history of the Hashemite dynasty of Jordan. They plied the ancient caravan routes, taking the reigning kings to the interiors to keep in touch with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

It was an amazing experience to see all of these cars in one place and the conditions of the cars , they are like they have been driven. WoW

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
40 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

In Amman, I visited only 1 attraction and this museum did not disappoint. The historical link to Jordan & King Hussein as well as the vehicles' history are well presented. It was interesting to see many of the WW2 era vehicles up close and personal. Many high performance sports cars and top of the range limousines were displayed. Many motorcycles... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris, France
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

you will find here the cars and motorcycles owned by the king of Jordan from 200 yrs til now (I think) its not that big, it took us about 30 minutes to finish. but some cars have special stories behind it.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Royal Automobile Museum also viewed

Amman, Amman Governorate
Amman, Amman Governorate
 
Amman, Amman Governorate
Amman, Amman Governorate
 

Been to Royal Automobile Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Royal Automobile Museum, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing