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National Archaeological Museum

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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.
Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

Included in the 3JD entrance cost for the citadel. It's a small museum that isn't particularly well set out or signed. The burial coffins (pottery) were interesting to see. Was a pretty quick visit as there wasn't many signs to explain what things were. Few...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

This is a small but interesting museum in the middle of the Amman Citadel, located near the Pillars of Hercules. It used to be famous for housing the Dead Sea Scrolls, but they have been moved to the new Jordan Museum in the town. But...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Very small well-kept museum worthy of short visit while at the Citadel. Has some interesting pieces but with minimal information in many cases. Spent only about 30 minutes there and that was enough for me.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

The Jordan Archaeological Museum is located on the site of The Citadel. Admission to the museum is including in the price of the admission to The Citadel. The displays are well-laid out and the signs are in both Arabic and English. The museum contains artifacts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This place in Amman Cathedel. You can see the real history of Jordan. There are many things to be exhibit from 1 million BC.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

this museum showed up when we were exploring the Citadel. It is great that it is free. many different valuable pieces . some of the display cases are neglected. It is a shame to see such beautiful treasures not displayed better and cared for more....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank JordanJourneys
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Visiting these Museum brought meet child hood memories of my village, This Museum has a lot to share to the next generation.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MadhanV14
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Definitely a large collection of the various periods encountered on the citadel site. A lot of potential. Unfortunately it lacks additional information which would make the artefacts so much more interesting. Entrance fee is included in the citadel fee (3JOD) so even if museum are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mylene_Laurent
Reviewed June 15, 2018

This is a nice museum by national archaeological society of Amman. Good collection of ancient valuable artifacts. Interesting place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AlishaK215
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum. It has so many little and varied artefacts from jordan sites like jerash. We had the jordan pass so we accessed all the sites. There is no particular order. Make sure you check out the map at the entrance. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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