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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Ali bin Abi Taleb Street | Ras Al-Ayn Area, Amman 11183, Jordan
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+962 6 462 9317
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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"
in 3 reviews
"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"
in 8 reviews
"entry fee"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank swissmgm
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the Museum is currently under renovation so only part of the ground floor is opened (and the price of the ticket is not reduced!) However, there is already plenty of amazing artefacts to see and plenty to learn about Jordan's history.

Thank Matthieu D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At this time there is only one floor to see. That one floor is well worth the hour or so it takes to go through it. The room with the Dead Sea Scrolls was pretty cool. It is hard to imagine your are looking at...More

Thank TannAnne
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A reasonably new museum this has a number of interactive exhibits. It gives a good overview of the history and the current situation of modern Jordan. It is certainly worth visiting before visiting other sights in Jordan.

Thank Sayer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved my morning at the Jordan museum; this was my second visit and I found plenty of things to look at that I seem to have overlooked on my first visit. The Dead Sea scrolls are a must and the kids loved seeing their...More

Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The downstairs was very interesting, but small- I am thinking that they are doing some renovating to bring more in? The upstairs special exhibit on Inventions was interesting, but it was too interactive- more designed for older children than adults with the small movies- I...More

Thank TravelDreams
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful modern museum that would have certainly deserved a fifth star if a major part was not under renovations. The small exhibition explains well the life in Jordan and you can see the famous Dead Sea scrolls as well as the Ain Ghazal statues,...More

Thank TheGreenExplorer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was only a small exhibition on show the day I went here - but it has some interesting facts about Jordanian life - eg the very small amount of water used in comparison to other areas. There are some wonderful exhibits and promises of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well, other than the Dead Sea scrolls this museum has nothing to offer.The tickets are not very cheap and so I think for tourists this place is a waste of money and time!!

Thank Padmini15
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting museum, better than expected, deals with many aspects of Jordanian past, present and future.

Thank vespersmarquess
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christinefromkos
October 27, 2017|
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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
November 5, 2016|
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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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