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National Archaeological Museum

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Address: Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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A collection of unusual archaeological finds in this museum includes famous...

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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Found in the Citadel complex - did not require another entry ticket, covered by the entry ticket into the complex. A small old fashioned museum but full of very ld and interesting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hunter Valley, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found in the Citadel complex - did not require another entry ticket, covered by the entry ticket into the complex. A small old fashioned museum but full of very ld and interesting artefacts and information in both Arabic and English. Well worth a visit !

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I liked it, because it gives you this feeling that no matter where on the world you vere at the times, human always came to the same conclusions regarding life. I don't know wha, but 2 things amused me. 1) how one of first domesticated animals was a pig 2) on the exibision on islamic era the central piece had... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The building itself is located within the archaeological site of the citadel and is a small dated building near the temple of Hercules. The good +the collection is abundant,very authentic and a delight to explore. +its a nice round up of once you've finished exploring the ruins. The Bad -its very small -not enough is represented for the citadel. -Much... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It's inside the Citadel. I was amazed at the artifacts and how far back in history Jordan goes back. Well worth the visit.

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State of Sao Paulo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Amazing to see sign os the romans still nowadays. We can understand and imagine a little bit of that history. Visit there with a guide, to understand what you see.

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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you're up, visiting the Citadel, don't ignore this little museum. Go in and spend half an hour, it's free. The usual pottery, but also some really interesting pieces. I was particularly intrigued by the three sarcophagus on display in a separate room.

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Toulouse, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you've made the effort to walk around the citadel you must pop into this little museum to appreciate the wealth of 7,000 years of history packed into this small hill of dry stones. Fascinating and informative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

After paying to enter the Citadel and taking in the sites, my friend and I stopped by at the Museum, which is located within the grounds of the Citadel. It was free to go in and packed with interesting items for people to see and read about.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Some really interesting historical pieces in this little museum. I'd definitely pop-in to get a feel for the ancient history of Amman.

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Padua, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

In the area of the Citadel you can visit the National Archeological Museum and appreciating the interesting collection connected with the most ancient times.

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