The museum was established in 1977 upon King Hussein's wishes. It showcases a rare collection of Jordan's military weapons, clothing, and vehicles.
It also serves as a memorial to the martyrs who gave their lives in the service of Jordan as early as 1915, starting with the Great Arab Revolution which was led by King Hussein's grandfather, Hussein bin Ali.
The Hijaz Railway is a narrow railway, linking Damascus and Medina.
The first public automotive museum in the Arab region.
The Archaeology Museum was established in 1962, the same year which the University of Jordan was established. Since its founding, the museum has been continuously expanding its collection.