Jordan Folklore Museum



Jordan Folklore Museum is a museum in Amman, Jordan. It is located next to the Roman amphitheater, it was established in 1971.


The museum showcases a collection of Jordanian cultural heritage items from the desert (Bedu), villages (Reef), and towns (Madineh) including; costumes, musical instrument and handicrafts. Along with mosaics.


Mannequins dressed in traditional costumes are displayed in daily life scenes, such as women in a Jordanian seating area in front of a house, men playing backgammon sitting at a nicely crafted inlaid table, a countryside room where women prepare bread, a weaving room where the looms are run by men, a market with stands of traditional craftsmen, men gathering in the guest section of a Bedouin tent, a couple riding camels and much more.