Tafileh Archaeological Museum Project expected to encourage tourism

Tafileh castle
Tafileh castle. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has completed the Tafileh Archaeological Museum Project, which is expected to encourage and revitalize tourism, and which encompasses the heritage and traditional monuments and antiquities discovered at many of Tafileh’s archaeological sites, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Director of Archaeology of Tafileh Department Ashraf Al-Rawashedeh said Monday that the construction of a museum of antiquities by a local contractor is part of a tourism development project for the city center, at a cost of JD2.5 million; the cost of establishing the museum amounted to about JD630,000.

The museum, located next to the historical Tafileh castle, has been carried out according to specifications adapted to the history and nature of Tafileh. It will have on its facilities various archaeological discoveries and monuments that were found at many sites and belong to various historical eras. The museum is expected to open before the end of this year.

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