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National Archaeological Museum

Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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Ranked #17 of 31 Attractions in Amman
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
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Owner description: A collection of unusual archaeological finds in this museum includes famous Dead Sea Scrolls, preserved skulls and rhinoceros teeth that date back 200,000 years.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Its within the Citadel and while poorly mainatined with limited information placards, nevertheless its well worthwhile. I went to see teh Deas Sea Scrols but that is in the ne w Jordan Museum

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Oviedo, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is very small. Entrance is included on the Citadel 2 dinar ticket. It has some very interesting pieces, specially from the neolithic period. Worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The museum is part of the Citadel. It has a good collection. Try to spend some time in the museum to absorb the history.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

From early man on, really nice collection of artifacts...if at the Citadel, definitely include in your visit, but by contemporary museum standards rather sad presentation and totally old school...also with no climate control, this history is surely imperiled...not exceptional in this regard for many parts of the world, but sure hope someone takes an interest in preserving and showcasing these... More

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Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I was there in July 2014. We was there in afternoon but place was not full of people , so we had good time to watch all things they have put there. Very interesting things and signage were clear.It took about one hour to us to watch all things there. Nice place.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The Roman Theatre in Amman, Jordan. Behind, the popular traditions Amman museum with the amazing mosaic pictures transferred from Adaba.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I had so much of fun climbing on the ruins and posing like a rock star on the ruins. I genuinely enjoyed just soaking in the views from the N E S W. The museum was small but did show some interesting finds. I wasn't into the museum all to much though.

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Los Angeles, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This museum has some very old, possibly oldest human statues ever discovered. Our visit there was memorable.

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Balmain, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

In what is a small, not all all impressive building sits a most impressive collection of objects dating back to 6,000 BC and running through to the Post Islamic Period. While the collection isn't large, it contains some truly impressive objects all organised into periods, making it easy to walk through the ages in little more than one room. While... More

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