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It features the outstanding Olive Mathews collection of dress and textiles and other collections including Runnymede social history and Greek pottery.
School sessions, workshops, exhibitions and a lively programme of events and activities for all ages are held throughout the year.
The ancient biblical kingdoms of Moab, Gilead, and Edom lie within its borders, as does the famed red stone city of Petra, the capital of the Nabatean kingdom and of the Roman province of Arabia Petraea.
British traveler Gertrude Bell said of Petra, “It is like a fairy tale city, all pink and wonderful.” Part of the Ottoman Empire until 1918 and later a mandate of the United Kingdom, Jordan has been an independent kingdom since 1946.
Army Medical Services Museum"Depicts the history of Army medicine from 1660.
Includes medical equipment, uniforms, medals and a collection of ambulances."Trace the history of military nursing, army medicine, veterinary and dental care from 1660 to the present day at this fascinating museum.
There are plenty of events all year round and our museum club meets every second Saturday for many exiting activities.
Museums and museum visitors are served by Surrey Museums Consultative Committee, a partnership between the County, District and Borough councils.
Aircraft collection spanning 85 years, first flight ticket office." The birthplace of British motor sport and aviation and home of Concorde, with Displays of aircraft, cars motorcycles and Bicycles from over eight decades of engineering and technological achievement.
Take the Concorde experience, visit original buildings and landmarks, enjoy the London Bus museum, an F1 Simulator, café, Discovery Centre and many of our events and activities for all ages Brooklands Museum Trust Ltd, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 0QNTel:01932 [email protected] Heritage Society"Documents relating to Byfleets' history, displays are housed in the library." Byfleet Heritage Society displays the history, natural history and other aspects of life in Byfleet and its locality.
Jordan has 16 miles (26 km) of coastline on the Gulf of Aqaba in the southwest, where Jordan has three major physiographic regions (from east to west): the desert, the uplands east of the Jordan River, and the Jordan Valley (the northwest portion of the great East African Rift System).
The desert region is mostly within the Syrian Desert—an extension of the Arabian Desert—and occupies the eastern and southern parts of the country, comprising more than four-fifths of its territory.