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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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The archaeological finds housed in the museum building range from prehistoric animal teeth to the 15th century. There is much to see, but many of the glass cases are crowded, so you lose focus a bit. It's a really small building, and could do with...More

Thank snowythepyro
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

This museum was filled with historical pieces found throughout Jordan. The pieces on display were from the Nabatean, Greek, Roman, and Byzantine periods of conquest. All historical in value.

Thank Miechel P
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is a neglected museum with interesting articles. All items must be put into modern and clean displayes with more detailed explanations.

Thank Afife O
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

The archelogy museum is located in the heart of the citadel. It has several interesting pieces and artifacts but the building itself is poorly kept and the exposition feels old, dirty and old-fashioned.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Nice little place tucked in the middle of Citadel area. The place has a lot of historical items for you to catch up if you want to take break from all the walking in the Citadel area. The day we went was very cold and...More

Thank vikadakavi
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Spent a wonderful 45 minutes or so in this great little museum while on Citadel Hill. Small is actually only in size...the museum was packed with some great archeological finds in a country so rich with culture. Great exhibits from pre-historic times to the 15th...More

Thank RoshanGV
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

There are so many ancient ruins in Amman and this small museum holds artifacts to help tell the story. A must visit site.

Thank grip652
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Reviewed January 12, 2018

You can find archeological findings since over a million year til today in this tiny little museum... it is so dense and the most important piece is for sure Taki's head.

Thank JemoScout
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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

The museum does not look big from outside so I was expecting few items to see. And yes it is not big, but it is packed with items. Some quite interesting. Specially the clay sarcophagus were impressive. Oh and a big collection of oil lamps,...More

Thank lnemol
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Located right next to the Temple of Hercules, the National Archaeological Museum has hundreds of statues, pottery pieces, jewellery, stones, glass artifacts and scriptures from several periods of history. It has artifacts from Egypt as well. You can easily spend half an hour to an...More

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