It was established in 2013. In a two-storey building with a main exhibition hall that includes cabinets to display flint and stone tools. It includes a 3D model that represents Fīnān Valley Archaeological Region, as well as panels that show its archaeological sites placed within a timeline for successive civilizations that inhabited in the region. There is also a room has posters show birds that live in the region nowadays as well as some extinct bird species, also there is in this hall a cabinet to display some bird bones.
The idea of opening a museum of Jordanian stamps came during the reign of His Excellency the Minister of Communications, Mr. Saeed Al-Tal, in 1979.
The Ottoman Citadel of Ma’an, which became a museum, was built between 1559-1563 during the reign of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, with the aim of providing safety for pilgrims’ convoys that were passing through Ma’an from the Levant to the Hijaz.
It was opened on 16th June 2019 and it aims to protect heritage such as architectural, cultural, artistic, and religious elements starting from the Nabataean Age until the Late Islamic Age.