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Jordan Museums!

Amman:

Children's Heritage and Since Museum:

An educational experience in the sciences: geology, biology, mechanical, electrical , and light & sound. Ideal for families with younger children.

Location : The Haya Arts Center, Shmeisani

Opening Hours: 8:30 - 18:00 (summer)

9:00 - 16:00 (winter )

Open Daily except Fridays

Entrance Fee : Free

Coins Museum:

Various coins from Pre-Islamic times until the present day on display.

Location : The central Bank of Jordan

Opening Hours : 9:00 - 14:00

open Daily except Tuesday and Fridays

Contact :

Telephone : 06- 630301

Fax : 06- 638889/639730

Entrance Fee : Free

Geology Museum (Natural Resources Authority):

Unique geological rocks and minerals both old and recent, as well as instruments used in geological excavations.

Location : Eighth Circle of Amman

Opening Hours : 7:30 - 15:00

Open Daily except Fridays

Contact : Telephone : 06- 857612

: Fax : 06- 811866

Entrance Fee : Free

Islamic Museum:

A collection of pottery, and historical photographs of His Majesty King Abdallah.

Location : Inside the King Abdallah Mosque

Opening Hours : : 8:00 - 14:00

Open Daily except Fridays

Contact : Telephone / Fax : 06 - 672155

Entrance Fee : Free

Jordan Archaeological Museum:

Excellent collection of pottery, metalwork and glass Jordanian antiquities dating from prehistoric times until the fifteenth century.

Location : Citadel Hill

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 17:00

10:00 - 17:00 Fridays and Public Holidays

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 06-638795

Entrance : 2.000 JOD

Jordan Folklore and Jewelry Museum:

On display are antique Jordanian costumes and jewelry; as well as mosaics from jerash and Madaba dating back to the fifth and sixth century.

Location : Downtown Amman

Adjacent to Roman Amphitheater

Opening Hours : 9:00 - 16:00

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 06-651760

Entrance Free : 1.000 JOD

Jordan Museum of Popular Tradition:

Various artifacts of traditional life : costumes, home furnishings, musical instruments and handicrafts dating back to the nineteenth century. The museum is divided into four sections; Palestinian, Jordanian, Syrian and Bedouin.

Location : Downtown Amman

Adjacent to Roman Amphitheater

Opening Hours : 9:00 - 17:00

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 06-630128

Fax : 06-651119

Entrance Fee : 1:00 JOD

Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts:

Fine collection of contemporary Jordanian, Arab and Muslim paintings, sculptures and ceramics, as well as European Oriental paintings.

Location : Jebel Al Weibdeh

Opening hours : 9:00 - 17:00

Open Daily except Tusedays

Contact : Telephone : 06-630128

Fax : 06-651119

Entrance Fee : Free

Jordan Postal Museum:

Display of Jordanian stamps from 1924 until present.

Location : Eight Circle of Amman

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 14:00

Open Daily except Fridays

Contact : Telephone : 06-624301 Ext. 589

Fax : 06-825262

Entrance Fee: Free

The Martyr's Memorial (Military Museum):

Chronological display of military memorabilia dating from the Great Arab Revolt of 1916 to the present, housed in a monumental building.

Location : Sports City, University Road

Opening hours : 9:00 - 16:00

Open Daily except Fridays

Conatct: Telephone : 06-664240

Entrance Fee : Free

Political Life Museum:

Location : Jabal Amman

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 13:00

Open Daily except Fridays and sundays

Contact: Telephone : 06- 621151/2

Entrance Fee : Free

THE UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN:

Archaeological Museum:

Location : University of Jordan , Amman

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 17:00

Open daily except Thursday, and Fridays

Contact : Telephone : 06 - 843555 Ext 3412

Fax : 06 - 840150

Entrance Fee : Free

The ( Anthropological ) National Folklore Museum:

Location University of Jordan, Amman

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 17:00

Contact : Telephone : 06 - 843555 Ext 3739

Fax : 06 - 840150

Entrance Free : Free

Conatct: Telephone : 06-664240

Entrance Fee : Free

Biology Museum:

Location : University of Jordan, Amman

Opening Hours : Visits arranged by appointment

Open Daily except Thursday and Friday

Contact : Telephone : 843555 Ext 2300

Fax : 840150

Entrance Fee : Free

AQABA:

The Aqaba Marine Science Station Aquarium:

Display of the marine life of the Gulf of Aqaba.

Location : Aqaba

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 17:00

Open Daily

Contact : Telephone : 03 - 315144 / 315145

Fax : 03 - 313674

Entrance Fee : 1.000 JOD

Museum of Aqaba Antiquities:

The museum, adjacent to the castle, is housed in the historical residence

of Sharif Hussien Bin Ali, leader of the Great Arab Revolt. The display includes mostly Ummayad Islamic archaeological finds as well as a few Roman and Byzantine pieces from the Aqaba region.

Location Aqaba Castle

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 1300 / 15:00 - 17:00

Open Daily except Tuesday

Contact : Telephone 03 - 313731

Entrance Fee : 1.000 JOD

IRBID:

Irbid Archaeological Museum:

Location : Yarmouk University , Irbid

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 1400

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 02 - 277066

Entrance Fee : Free

Jordan Natural History Museum:

Location : Yarmouk University, Irbid

Opening Hours : 9:00 - 15:00

Open Daily except Tusedays & Fridays

Contact : Telephone : 02 - 271100 Ext: 2341

Entrance Fee : Free

JERASH:

Jerash Archaeological Museum:

Opening Hours : Daily 9:00 - 17:00

Tuesday 9:00 - 13:00

Friday 10:00 - 14

Contact : Telephone : 04 - 452267

Etrance Fee : Free

KERAK:

Kerak Archaeological Museum:

Opening Hours 8:00 - 17:00

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact Telephone : 03 - 351149

Entrance Fee : Free

Mazar Islamic Museum:

A museum of I slamic civilization and Culture, it includes antiquities from various Islamic periods. On display are sculptures,ceramics,and coins.

Location : At Mazar, near Kerak

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 14:00

Opening Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 03 - 371042

Entrance Fee : Free

MADABA:

Madaba Archaeological and Folklore Museum:

The museum is divided into three sections: Beti shaabi with examples of oriental architecture; Jordanian village handicrafts; and Matahf Athari which contains archaeological finds from the Bronze Age onwards. The museum has many mosaics which originally on the site. However, mosaics from other locations have been housed in order to ensure their preservation.

Opening Hours : 9:00 - 17:00

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 08-544056

Entrance Fee : 3.000 JOD

Madaba Archaeological Park:

A collection of Byzantine churches as well as ancient Roman remnants and mosaics make up this spectacular museum.

Location: Near the Mosaics School

Opening Hours: 8:00- 17:00

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 08 -544056

Contact Telephone : 03 - 351149

Entrance Fee : Free

Mazar Islamic Museum:

A museum of I slamic civilization and Culture, it includes antiquities from various Islamic periods. On display are sculptures,ceramics,and coins.

Location : At Mazar, near Kerak

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 14:00

Opening Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 03 - 371042

Entrance Fee : Free

MADABA:

Madaba Archaeological and Folklore Museum:

The museum is divided into three sections: Beti shaabi with examples of oriental architecture; Jordanian village handicrafts; and Matahf Athari which contains archaeological finds from the Bronze Age onwards. The museum has many mosaics which originally on the site. However, mosaics from other locations have been housed in order to ensure their preservation.

Opening Hours : 9:00 - 17:00

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 08-544056

Entrance Fee : 3.000 JOD

Madaba Archaeological Park:

A collection of Byzantine churches as well as ancient Roman remnants and mosaics make up this spectacular museum.

Location: Near the Mosaics School

Opening Hours: 8:00- 17:00

Open Daily except Tuesdays

Contact : Telephone : 08 -544056

Entrance Fee : 3.000 JOD

PETRA:

Petra Archaeological Museum:

Opening Hour : 8:00 - 16:00

Open Daily

Contact : Telephone : 03- 3360209 (Visitors center)

03- 336044 (Main Gate)

Fax : 03- 336010 (Visitors Center)

Entrance Fee : Free

SALT:

Es-Salt Archaeological Museum:

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 14:00

Open Daily except Friday

Contact Telephone : 05- 555653

Entrance Fee : Free

School Books Museum:

Over 2000, Arabic and English, Jordanian and Palestinian school books from 1921 until the present on display.

Location : Salt College , Salt

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 15:00

Open Daily except Thursday and Friday

Contact : Telephone : 05- 555731 / 732

Fax : 05- 555735

Entrance Fee : Free

UM - QAIS

Um - Qais Archaeological Museum:

This museum contains Hellenistic Roman and Byzantine finds. Graves, mosaics columns, statues, and other artifacts on display.

Opening Hours : 8:00 - 18:00 (Winter)

8:00 - 17:00(Summer)

Open Daily except Tuesday

Entrance Fee : Free


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