المتاحف و الحدائق و المكتبات-Museums, Parks and Libraries
المتاحف و الحدائق و المكتبات
-Museums, Parks and Libraries
The Jordan Museum
Ras Al-Ayn Area – Next to Greater Amman Municipality Building (Ali bin Abi Taleb Street)
or Omar Matar Street (formerly Al-Muhajereen Street )
P.O. Box: 830157 Amman 11183 Jordan
Jordan Archaeological Museum | متحف الآثار الأردني
The Amman Archaeological Museum was built in 1951 on the Citadel Hill in Amman. It houses artifacts from all the archaeological sites in the country. The collection is arranged in chronological order and represents ancient items of daily life such as pottery, glass, flint and metal tools, as well as monumental materials such as inscriptions and statuaries. The museum also houses several jewellery inscription statuary and coin collections.
Among the most important exhibits in the museum are the plaster statues from ‘Ain Ghazal, dating back to around 6000 BC, and the Dead Sea bronze scroll written in Aramaic characters.
Opening Hours: 08:00- 18:00, except Fridays 09:00 – 16:00