Instantly recognizable for its iconic Treasury façade carved into the towering rock walls at Petra, the country of Jordan has no shortage of astonishing treasures. Visitors can experience the best of this country’s heritage, culture and art at these fascinating museums:
The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts: This museum houses one of the Middle East’s most impressive collections, including works by 520 artists from 43 Arab and Islamic countries. Among the more than 2,800 works are paintings, ceramics, sculptures, video art, photography, weaving, graphic arts and installations.
Jordan Folklore Museum: Occupying a space within the western section of the Roman Theatre in Amman, this collection was established by the Department of Antiquities and includes items representing the cultures of the desert, and the villages and cities of Jordan, along with displays of food utensils and traditional clothing.... More