Jordan's Museums Official Website

Hijazi Railway Museum

The Hijaz Railway is a narrow railway, linking Damascus and Medina. It was established during the tenure of the governorship of Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II to serve Muslim pilgrims, link the provinces of the Ottoman Empire and tighten control over them. Work on the railway began in 1900 and was opened in 1908, and its operation continued until the line was destroyed in 1916 during the First World War. It was destroyed by the Great Arab Revolt and the fall of the Ottoman Empire after the war. 

photo gallery

  • GovernorateAmman

  • Opening Hours

    Sunday - Thursday8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

    ClosedFriday & Saturday


    • Not accessible for people with disabilities

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