Jordan is a country that has a rich history that extends for more thousands of years. This is why many tourists from all over the globe travel to Jordan to explore its historical sites and wonderful museums. Jordan has some of the most distinctive and remarkable museums that are always worth a visit.
The Jordan Archeological Museum
The Jordan Archeological Museum is one of the most remarkable museums that welcome numerous tourists who travel to Jordan. Established in 1951, the museum hosts a large number of exhibits dating from prehistoric periods till the 15th century AD.
Located in the Amman Citadel, the Jordan Archeological Museum hosts some of the most significantly important antiquities including the famousDead Sea Scrolls and many other notable displays that grab the attention of several tourists enjoying their holidays in Jordan.
The Jordan Museum
The Jordan Museum is the new national museum of the kingdom. Located at the heart of the city of Amman, the museum has a huge surface area of more than 10,000 square meters. The museum is a wonderful demonstration of the history and heritage of Jordan.
The displays of the Museum of Jordan represents the history of humans since Stone Ages till contemporary times. The museum is mainly divided into three section; history, antiquities, and modern life in Jordan. The museum is included in many Jordan travel packages.
The Children's Museum Jordan
Established in 2007, the Children’s Museum in Jordan has a surface area of around 20,000 square meters. The garden of the museum has many interesting displays. The building of the museum has some quite interesting exhibits that would interest children from all over the world spending their holidays in Jordan.
The Children’s Museum in Jordan has around 150 interactive exhibits that encourage children to carry out simple researches and motivate them to know more information about the country. a visit to the museum would be notable for children and grown-ups, all the same, during having a wonderful vacation in Jordan.
The Aqaba Archaeological Museum
Located the old citadel of Al Aqaba, the Museum of Al Aqaba hosts many interesting displays that illustrate the history of this region from the 7th till the 12th centuries AD. Opened in 1990, the museum has some remarkable displays that date back to the Early Islamic era. Some tourists who travel to Jordan are keen to explore the exhibits of the museum.
The most interesting displays of the Aqaba Museum include some wonderful Quran verses written in Kofi style of writing and a collection of old golden coins. This is besides an illustration of the history of the period when Al Aqaba was the only port of the country. Aqaba region and gulf attract many tourists who spend their holidays in Jordan.
Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts
Established in 1980, the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts hosts many various arts exhibitions and activities all year long. Those who travel to Jordan that are fond of art should never worry as this museum would be quite impressive for them.