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The Jordan Museum

Ali bin Abi Taleb Street | Ras Al-Ayn Area, Amman 11183, Jordan
+962 6 462 9317
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The Jordan Museum serves as a comprehensive national centre for learning and knowledge that reflects Jordan’s history and culture, and presents the Kingdom’s historic, antique and heritage property as part of the ongoing story of Jordan’s past, present, and future.
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  • Poor2%
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Ali bin Abi Taleb Street | Ras Al-Ayn Area, Amman 11183, Jordan
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"dead sea scrolls"
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"opening hours are"
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"soft opening"
in 6 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"excellent exhibits"
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"pre history"
in 3 reviews
"different languages"
in 3 reviews
"great overview"
in 4 reviews
"stone age"
in 7 reviews
"prehistoric times"
in 5 reviews
"modern history"
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"taxi driver"
in 6 reviews
"on display"
in 6 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"downtown amman"
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"entry fee"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

5 JOD to visit - not part of the Jordan Pass. Modern building and displays. Good history of Jordan that helped contextualize things I later saw as I toured the country. Wanted to see the Dead Sea Scrolls - a small yet interesting display within...More

Thank D H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid the 5JD entrance fee for a small museum which was quite disappointing. Special exhibition on at the time required further 3JD. Dead Sea Scrolls are on display here in a small room along with other neolithic artefacts. What were on display though was interesting...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was quite small which is not what I was expecting. The main exhibit that is worth seeing here is the Dead Sea Scrolls. They were very cool and such an interesting part of history. Definitely worth coming here just to see them.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This sleek new building has recently opened, and it's star attractions are the Dead Sea Scrolls and fragments of ancient texts. You will also find the famous Ain Ghazal statues here (Neolithic) not in Irbid museum. The modern displays are interactive with film clips and...More

Thank Judith S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan to spend 2 hours or so here. Aside from the Dead Sea Scrolls which are not in Jerusalem (Amman has some unique scrolls on display which are etched on metal), there is a whole section of the museum devoted to water and water management....More

Thank ber357
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only a small part was open but at least we could get to see the Dead Sea Scroll exhibit & I also particularly enjoyed the oldest human statues ever made by human civilisation from 'Ain Ghazal on display at The Jordan Museum. These date back...More

Thank Robert_B_London61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want equal doses of life in Jordan and a history lesson, the Jordan Museum is the place to go. Right next to the Roman Theater, it has some wonderful exhibitions. It would be a good way to spend about an hour in the...More

Thank CorporateProphet
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great idea, the way of the display is so appealing to both children’s and adults there is 2 locations when you enter the museum, the ground floor is about Jordan history and the second floor is called a 1001 invention the kids enjoyed...More

Thank hamza a
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum was mostly closed so we saw few objects. The Dead Sea scrolls were available so we were not disappointed. There was a temporary exhibit on the second floor. When we were entering, we were stop and told it required another ticket. We did...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I wanted to see the 1001 inventions and after visiting the downstairs museum headed upstairs. However, they did not allow us to go upstairs as it was one minute after 4pm and the museum actually closes at 5 pm. After 4, you...More

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christinefromkos
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Response from Thelma K | Reviewed this property |
9.30 am to 2.30 pm except Tuesday and Friday
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padmaathreya
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Response from MontherYASEEN | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but Christmas Day ll be kind of a holiday in Jordan and most of the governmental sections ll be off but there is a chance for them to open the museum I ll ask and check things and I ll let u know
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