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Jordan Museum records 26% visitor increase in 2018

15 Jan 2019

AMMAN — The number of tourists who visited the Jordan Museum increased by 26 per cent in 2018, reaching 79,550 compared with 2017, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Tuesday.

Director General of the Jordan Museum Ihab Ammareen said that the museum witnessed a notable increase in 2018 visitor numbers, especially in figures from foreign tourists. Foreign tourists amounted to 22,659 last year, compared with 11,198 in 2017.

Ammareen voiced his appreciation of the institutions and ministries that supported the museum, including the Royal Scientific Society, Greater Amman Municipality, Ministry of Public Work and Housing, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan Tourism Board, Department of Antiquities and the Boulevard.

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