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TIRAZ is a non-profit organization that aims to preserve and promote the rich and diverse Arab heritage & living traditions by creating uniquely themed exhibitions. It is home to the largest existing collection of Jordanian, Palestinian and other...more
Widar Kawar’s collection of traditional Palestinian and Jordanian textiles and clothing is comprehensive and preserves an important part of the region’s cultural heritage. There are so many interesting items one can easily spend several hours studying the information and marveling at the beauty on display...More
Please give clear details of when you ARE open. I called today at 11am. Locked, bolted and barred. It says ring the bell but could' t get to it. Phoned from outside and could hear the phone ringing inside. Please use your website to notify...More
I visited TIRAZ on several occasions. the First one was to have a look at the history of Arab Dress specially Palestinian and Jordanian traditional dress. It was amazing. The lay out was excellent and the information on each piece was so clear and served...More
Probably one of the most studied collections of traditional clothes, textiles and jewellery, Widad Kawar’s collection boasts to be one of the great gems of Jordan and the region at large.
Widad, assisted by various scholars, backed by her own family, has produced a number...More
This is not only one of the most beautifully organized museums in Jordan, it also has some of the most fascinating exhibits. The gorgeous embroidered dresses on display are one of the things that make the levant so special and unique but they are really...More
I imagined a dusty and dark museum, but Tiraz is modern, light and extremely interesting plus the staff gladly answer all kinds of questions. It is really interesting to see how dresses have changed from region to region, and the colors are an eye-opener. When...More
Widad's museum takes you on a fun trip to the past with its simple display and amplitude of exhibit items. Her collection is fascinating, she has items from ancient history which we never knew existed. if you are into jewelry, museums and history, pay this...More
Widad is the unsung hero of folklore and traditional clothings.
Now her fantastic collection the biggest in the region is housed in the manner it was always supposed to be.
Tiraz is an amazing place where you can also learn traditional regional needlework, they have...More