Museums and Heritage Sites
Jordan Archaeological Museum
On the Amman Citadel. Artefacts from archaeological sites of the country, from the Paleolithic to the Islamic Era
The impressive Roman monument from the 2nd century AD can seat up to 6,000 people, and is used again for performances today.
Main public fountain of old Philadelphia, built end of the 2nd cent. AD, in a short distance from the Roman Theater
Darat al Funun
The most important Jordanian art center, located in six historical buildings, with an archaeological site in the garden.
Jordan National Gallery
Founded in 1980. Collection of over 2,800 works mainly from Asia and Africa in two buildings connected by a Sculpture Park.
Widad Kawar Home for Arab Dress. Largest collection of Jordanian and Palestinian costumes from the 19th/20th cent.
Jordan Ahli Bank Numismatic Museum
About 40,000 coins from more than 2,500 years, incl. a Nabatean collection; also ancient weights. Publications, library.
Jordan Folklore Museum
In the Western hall of the Roman Theatre. Daily life from the 19th and early 20th cent. from Jordanian regions.
King Abdullah I Mosque
The blue-domed mosque, built in the 1980s by the late King Hussein as a memorial to his grandfather, is open to Non-Muslim visitors.