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National Archaeological Museum

Old Town, Amman, Jordan
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Jenniepearson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 16 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
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I don't remember seeing anywhere so old statues. They date to 8000 BC. It also shows how long there has been people in this area. When in Citadel, pop in here.

Thank Matias V
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Well kept museum with lots of historic local information. Artifacts from the region and some from beyond offer a timeline of history to put Amman into its place in history.

Thank fussy011
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Amazing history .. some creepy but it's a MUST see of course I chose the creepy pictures to post for you !! :p

Thank MsJiJi
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Wow what a selection of artificially arranged items - covers 6000 years of settlement as well as Stone Age

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It was a very small museum, but has a good collection of archaeological values, I am not an expert in archaeology, but I think once you are in the Citadel, you should also visit the museum.

Thank Anush R
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