National Archaeological Museum, Amman

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Delve into the past on a visit to National Archaeological Museum, which displays an eclectic collection of relics, ranging from the Paleolithic all the way to the 15th century. Opened in 1951 and sitting in the Amman Citadel, the museum used to house the copper Dead Sea Scroll, before its relocation to the new Jordan Museum. Study the chronologically organized exhibits of a variety of artifacts and relics, from ancient pottery and figurines to glass objects and old coins. Arrange to visit National Archaeological Museum and other attractions in Amman using our Amman trip maker tool.
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  • Built in 1951, this small museum is in the Amman Citadel. It contains artifacts discovered in various Jordan archaeological sites, dating from prehistoric times to the 1400’s. The collections are...  more »
  • On the site of the Citadel. Bit of a climb up the hill to get there- take a taxi if you can't manage the climb (steep set of steps from main road or a very windy hill road). Well worth the effort...  more »
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