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Jordan Museum of Popular Tradition

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Nice, But Small....

There are two museums on either side of the front of the Roman Amphitheater, this is one. They are both small, one focusing on firearms, clothes, and food making activities and... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
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Khartoum, Sudan
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Khartoum, Sudan
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

There are two museums on either side of the front of the Roman Amphitheater, this is one. They are both small, one focusing on firearms, clothes, and food making activities and the other on mosaic tiles.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If this had not been included in the price of my ticket for the amphitheatre I'd have asked for my money back. The lighting was awful, the cases dirty, a lot of the exhibits were missing and the whole place, including the exhibits needed cleaning. The guard was sat inside smoking which did not help with the cleanliness either. Yuk.... More 

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Thank Elizabeth M
Amman Governorate, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is opposite the Folklore Museum and is covered in the price of the amphitheater ticket. It had some very interesting mosaics on display and also some beautiful costumes from the various regions and people that make up Jordan (now and from the past). There was also several pieces of ornate silver jewellery and and head pieces that gave... More 

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Thank R0hanL
Casablanca, Morocco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It would be a great place if photography was allowed inside. Nice visit this place is located inside the Roman Theater.

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Thank G L
Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Take only a few minutes but worth a look. Included in ticket for amiptheatre. We had the jordan pass so even better value.

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Thank ANK70
Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Small museum included in the price of the ticket for the amphitheatre. Takes only about 10 or 15 minutes to see. If it was a standalone venue it wouldn't be worth viewing.

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Thank travelbugsonthego
Lahore, Pakistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Adjacent to Amphitheater and ticket included in the Amphitheater tickets dont have to pay extra . Small place but with very interesting thingshardly took 10 minutes to complete the muesem .

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Thank RaheelR
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Viewing time is short and sweet. Interesting to see different culture and history of Jordan through dress, cooking, art and craftsmanship.

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Thank WanderlustYara
Izegem, Belgium
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This museum is included in your ticket for the Roman Theatre so visit it while you are there. It's small and not much special, though still worth a short visit to walk around and see some typical Jordanian clothing, accessories and utensils. The museum should be updated with some more information boards.

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Thank Simon A
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

A nice way to have an idea of how are the Jordan traditions nowadays and in the past. It's a great contrast with our culture.

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