Irbid Archaeological Museum

The Irbid Archaeological Museum was established in the early sixties, along with the Irbid Antiquities Office. It was originally composed of one exhibition hall on the slope of Tell Irbid. Due to the vast increase in the numbers of archaeological artefacts from the excavations in the Irbid District, the museum was moved to a new building, in the southern part of the city, in 1984. The collections of the museum are composed of various artefacts from the excavations of the Department of Antiquities and the international archaeological mission, ranging in date from the Paleolithic up to the Islamic periods. Presently, the area of the museum is again too small ...