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National Archaeological Museum

Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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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.
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Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Showcases some small articles, weapons, dialy use stuffs and tombs used in ancient times. its in the citadel of Amman.

Thank Dilna J
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It's a museum inside citadel. So, the entrance ticket to citadel included this as well. It's a small museum with a lot of items displayed and is worth to visit and spend some time here.

Thank J. Meng H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Statues from 8,000 years ago are impressive no matter what else is around them. I was also interested in the Plastered skulls and the other Stone Age artefacts. Worth a visit, especially since it is included in the price to see the citadel.

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Some amazing pieces, but this museum at the Citadel should be closed and consolidated with the Jordan Museum. Old display cases. Some pieces unlabelled and scattered about.

Thank mjhtnt
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We stumbled upon this museum when we were exploring the Citadel. It is great that it is free. There are some fascinating sculptures, Jewellery and artefacts. They are labelled well but some of the display cases are dusty and neglected. It is a shame to...More

Thank 88Georgina
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Very modern well presented museum, well laid out and everything clearly detailed in English, saw some really good exhibits.

Thank Jenniepearson
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We went in for a quick look and because it was very hot and museum was cool! It was free. A lot of the pieces weren't marked, but what was was quite amazing. I would think big international museums would like to have some of...More

Thank SalterStreet
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Small museum but inside you will see the oldest statues in the world - 8500BC. Tools from early humanity. Objects and tools used by inhabitants of the land in the antiquity. It is small but it is covering a very wide stretch of history.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a small museum located inside of the Amman Citadel. It has one small floor of display cases and several side sections that are closed. No a/c and it smells like and old persons closest.

Thank JCW703
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I love museums and couldn't resist when I saw it next to the Citadel. It's an additional entry charge but still an interesting visit. Although the building is very small it displays quite a number of items. It shouldn't take more than 45 minutes to...More

Thank appetite4trvl
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