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The Petra Museum

The Petra Museum contains 280 artifacts, dating back to different ages. The exhibition consists of five halls showing the history of Petra, information about the Nabataea’s way of life, their civilization, and even showcasing tools, statues, and many historical pieces which were discovered in Petra by archaeological excavation teams.

Opened on World Heritage Day, the new Petra Museum represents the idea of showcasing the history of Petra to both scholars and tourists.

Petra's long history stretches back through antiquity, the remains of which can still be seen inside, and outside, the ancient city.

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  • GovernorateMa'an

  • Opening Hours

    Summer8:30 AM - 10:00 PM

    Winter8:30 AM - 8:30 PM


  • Accessible for people with disabilities

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