Le Méridien Amman

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Queen Noor Street, Shmeisani, PO Box 950629, Amman, 11195, Jordan   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (962)(6) 569 6511  

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Art and Culture in Amman


The Children's Museum (7.76 KM)

This exciting venue is the first hands-on establishment of its kind in the Kingdom and is filled each day with the joy of new discoveries. Opened in May 2007, CMJ was brought to life as part of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah's commitment to children's well-being, education and development.

CMJ is dedicated to serving children, families, schools and the community at large. With over 150 interactive exhibits, the Museum is guaranteed to delight visitors of all ages. A variety of inventive, educational programs and dynamic activities ensures that the Museum is a stimulating setting where learning and fun go hand in hand. Above all, CMJ is a place where children can touch, experiment, create and interact comfortably with their environment and with each other.


The Royal Automobile Museum (7.70 KM)

The 5210m2 museum consists of a entrance hall for reception and orientation, with a library and auditorium with four other exhibition halls.  Wide passages lead to four halls, of different shapes and sizes where cars and motorcycles are exhibited in a away that reflects the true passion King Hussein had for his cars and tells the story of his eventful life.

Wild Jordan (5.10 KM)

Visitors can now find unique Nature Crafts to purchase in reserve shops and enjoy a range of visitor facilities and tour programs that are constantly being developed, while local people proudly hold all reserve management jobs. We have also opened an exciting wild Jordan centre in downtown Amman that sells and promotes all of our crafts and programs.


National Center for Culture and Performing Arts (3.700 KM)

The National Center for Culture and Arts (NCCA) was established in 1987 with the aim of developing an understanding and awareness of the value of the arts in the educational process and to promote social development issues in addition to enhancing the theater and dance movements in Jordan and the region.

The NCCA established the National Interactive Theater Troupe which produces plays that deal with contemporary issues related to comprehensive socio-economic development utilizing the interactive theater methodology. The NCCA also established the Dance Theater Troupe which comprises of 20 male and female performers who are trained in classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dance techniques, in addition to traditional Jordanian folk dance.


Royal Cultural Center (1.50 KM)

It is considered one of the first cultural centers established in Jordan and houses many facilities for the performing arts as well as other facilities for visual arts, presentations and seminars. The main facility, the Royal Theatre.

Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts (5.30 KM)

The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts Compound comprises two buildings flanking a sculpture park that is also a model garden for water conservation with children's playground, an open-air stage, a Japanese garden, Andalusian fountain and an art lounge and restaurant.


National Music Conservatory (3.700 KM)

The National Music Conservatory (NMC), established by the Noor Al Hussein Foundation in 1986, is Jordan's premier institution for the development of talented local musicians and the promotion of music appreciation in Jordan. NMC demonstrates the power of music to promote understanding, peace and unity across cultural divides.


NMC has trained thousands of students since its inception. It assists advanced students to pursue their music specialization abroad, and it campaigns in Jordan to integrate music as a fundamental component of education.

The Amman Symphony Orchestra

The Amman Symphony Orchestra is one of NMC's most distinguished initiatives. With invaluable support from the Greater Amman Municipality, the Amman Symphony Orchestra has become an integral part of Jordan's cultural scene.