Family and Kids in Amman

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Amman? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Amman, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Amman.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Amman for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Amman Citadel

    Family and Kids

    This hill, one of the seven that make up Amman, is of historical interest not just to the country of Jordan back to the entire human race. It has been settled by humans for more than 18,000 years as far back as the Paleolithic Age. After the Assyrian, Babylonian, and Persian occupations, the Romans came, and destroyed much of what came before them. Later the area was occupied by Byzantine and U...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Roman Amphitheatre Image
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    Family and Kids

    This beautifully restored ancient second-century Roman amphitheatre that seats 6000 people is an easily accessible landmark. It was built back in the day when Amman was known as Philadelphia. Which is one of the three Roman structures in the neighborhood, the other two being the Odeon and the Nymphaeum. It is built facing the north so that spectators would not have to suffer the Sun. End the fu...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    The Royal Automobile Museum

    Family and Kids

    Commissioned by King Abdullah in 2003, this Museum showcases about 70 gorgeous cars, mostly relating to the history of Jordan, but also some other curiosities. Most of the collection belonged to King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan, who ruled the country for 46 years, and was a complete gearhead. There are also motorcycles. Each vehicle comes with a detailed description of it history. They are all ...Read more
  4. Amazing Amman attraction for kids
    Rainbow Street

    Family and Kids

    Running from First Circle to Mango Street, this is an all-purpose street has lots of attractions, restaurants, pubs, administrative buildings, and shops. It is also home of the local artistic community.  With a number of craft studios. It's actually a great place to get your first taste of life in the city. One of the best things to do here is to grab a coffee at one of the coffee houses; ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    The Jordan Museum

    Family and Kids

    With archaeological artifacts from various sites from across the country this 1951 museum is now the largest in the country. The museum in its current form was overseen by Queen Rania. Covering about 10,000 square meters, the collections of the museum are presented in chronological order, and very elegantly tell the story of Jordan’s epic history. They're also lecture halls and a lib...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Amman
    Al Balad - Downtown Amman

    Family and Kids

    The area cradled between the Royal Hashemite Court, the Hashemite Plaza and the Citadel is the oldest part of the city. This was the section inhabited by people during the Neolithic Age. The Seven Hills of the cities around this neighborhood in a rough manner and used to provide a natural perimeter and border security to it. For tourists, and addition to the historical aspect, it also serves as...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Jordan Archaeological Museum

    Family and Kids

    Thoug technically located inside the Citadel ground, the Jordan Archaeological Museum is prominent enough to be it’s own attraction. Established in 1951 it exhibits finds from archaeological sites from around the country, covering a period of time from prehistoric to the 15th century. The displays are elegantly organized in chronological order. Even though the focus isn't on history, mere...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    King Abdullah Mosque

    Family and Kids

    Surrounded by important buildings such as Ministry of Justice, the Parliament, and the Ministry of Education is a building more important still. It is the country's foremost mosque, a grand and opulent building with a beautiful blue dome inscribed with verses from the Quran, beneath which 7000 people may pray at a time. It was completed in 1989. There are two other sections, one for 500 women w...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Qasr Al-kharanah

    Family and Kids

    Out in the arid plains outside of Amman you will find many stand-alone castles, structures with a mystique unlike any other. This is one of the more famous ones, and also one of the most photogenic. It's not certain what the original purpose of this castle used to be and even though it looks huge it might not have been used as a defensive establishment. In the courtyard, a mess of arches and wi...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Children's Museum

    Children Museum

    This is one of the best children's museum on the planet. It is an initiative of Queen Rania, next to the Royal automobile museum. With over 150 exhibits spread over more than 7000 square meters, this is the world's first interactive Children's Museum. Additionally, there's also a library, and art studio, and a nature exhibit in The Secret Garden. Other exhibits include the imagination playgroun...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    City Mall

    Family and Kids

    Opened in 2006 and spreading over an area of 160000 square meters this is the city's main shopping mall. It has all the usual fare - including branded apparel, jewelry, electronics and accessory outlets - restaurants and cafes, a cinema, a family fun area, all of which is set under a beautiful glass dome that lets in natural light. It's very colorfully decorated inside. Additionally, the mall a...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Cave Of The Seven Sleepers

    Family and Kids

    The legend of the seven sleepers of Ephesus is the story about a group of young men who spent 300 years inside this cave to escape religious persecution by Roman Emperor Trajan, and only then emerged. It is an important story not only in Roman history but also in the Quran. Many people believe this is the cave referred to in the story. Inside the cave, you will find seven small graves and an ee...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Jebel Al Weibdeh Image
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    Family and Kids

    This hilltop neighbourhood is one of the trendiest areas in the city. Tourists, students, expats, and locals all make a point to visit this area for the shear culture it houses. There are many boutiques and art galleries, and yet the area does not feel bohemian. Rather, it has an upscale ambience. Some of the city's best cafes and restaurants and tea houses are here. There are some great bars, ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Roman Nymphaeum Amman

    Family and Kids

    This ancient Roman structure built in the second century, close to the Amphitheater and the Odeon, is a partially preserved public fountain. Public fountains used to be a very important part of Roman city life. Right now, the structure is undergoing slow but meticulous restoration led by students from the University of Jordan and the Hashemite University. In its heyday it must have been quite a...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    The Odeon Theater

    Family and Kids

    This is the third of the three major Roman structures in the city. The Odeon is usually a smaller theater next to a larger Amphitheater in the Roman world. Accordingly, this 500-seat ancient theater built in the second century CE is close to its larger and more famous companion. It was probably used for more intimate performances than those held at the amphitheater. And notably, such use of the...Read more