The Jordan Folklore Museum is located within the western section of the Roman Theatre in Amman. This museum was founded by the Department of Antiquities and officially opened in 1975. The museum houses items representing the following Jordanian cultures:
  • The culture of the desert (Bedu).
  • The culture of the villages (Reef).
  • The culture of the towns and cities (Madineh).
The collection of the museum represents items of daily life from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, such as:
  • Costumes of the various areas in Jordan.
  • Utensils used for food preparation, making bread, coffee, and tea.
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