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Located at the main tourist street and only three minute walk from the main gate to Petra. Opening Times Location Online bookingOpening TimesWe are open seven days a week throughout the year from 10 AM to 11.30 PM2000 years ago Petra society was...more
Tourism St., Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is very interesting. Although it is samll in the size, it showcases Petra in a wonderful way. In this place there is a demonstration for the consequent successive period of human history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samihasanat
Reviewed 1 November 2018

... otherwise you`ll be too tired for it and it is really helpful to better understand Petra. Half an hour would be enough

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LouCaRomania
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We spent about 30 minutes in the Museum before doing Petra by night. Both experiences were okay but didnt really add to our trip. Just get into Petra; that were the fun begins.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mitch P
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This little museum just within the entrance to Petra next to the ticket office in the Petra Visitor Center is definitely worth a visit. The displays are well-laid out and the signs are in both Arabic and English. The museum provides plenty of information about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bill C
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Just after the main gates to the Petra site and just before the walkway this is a well set out and informative guide to the history and culture of the people who built Petra. It only takes 20 minutes and leaves you so much better...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Primestop
Reviewed 18 September 2018

After seeing the site it's also valuable visiting this museum as you can learn a lot about the history of this places.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We had Jordan Pass. This contains preserved collections of Petra attractions. Archaeological findings and details are good. Good to visit here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shree K
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The museum is located next to the ticket office in the Petra plaza. It is a good introduction to the site, and gives good background information prior to entering Petra itself. It is also a good place to cool down on a hot day. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank heathpara
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Inside the museum you can see a Greek sign on an ancient broken vase, and a head of the Greek king of gods Zeus. This is probably from the era of Alexander the Great and his successors, but nobody knows for sure.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kyriakos_Hasapis
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Unfortunately, I didn't see this little museum until after I had walked through Petra for 8 hours. It gives a quick overview of all the facets of the place: people, culture, trade, and much more. There's short video that looks at the restoration process.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank james p
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Kerstin R
21 June 2018|
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I don't recall seeing anything for sale in the museum. Also, it's Jordan. Getting a reply from an email address at an attraction is highly unlikely.