Ministry of Culture

  • Year of Establishment: 1964
  • Ministry's Functions: 1. Deepening loyalty and pride in the national culture in Jordan, and rooting this by reviewing, analyzing and publishing national heritage in thinking, science, literature and arts.

    2. Deepening loyalty and pride in Arab national Islamic culture, presenting it and spreading its message; and showing the role of Jordan in its path.

    3. Developing and unleashing the creations of Jordanians in all fields.

    4. Developing a comprehensive national culture in the country that confirms its identity as Jordanian, Arab, Islamic and humanitarian.

    5. Enhancing the freedom of cultural creation and liberating it from dependency.

    6. Presenting the Jordanian cultural movement through publications, translations, seminars, festivals, and exhibitions and the like.

    7. Stabilizing the concept of democracy with all that it presents such as commitment to human rights and freedom of expression as guaranteed in the constitution.

    8. Promoting classical Arabic language and using it in all fields.

    9. Supporting the national and governmental cultural institutions and committees.

    10. Collecting manuscripts and national documents to keep, index, and catalogue.

    11. Establishing cultural centers, theaters, cultural, artistic and national museums all over the country.

    12. Providing public libraries, schools, and academic institutions with the ministry’s publications.
  • Fixed Line(s): 5696218 06
  • Fax: 5696598 06
  • E-mail:
  • Website:
  • P.O. Box: 6140
  • Address: Amman- Wasfi altal Street