Sponsored by: National Museum of Natural History; Society for American Archaeology; Historic Preservation Office for the District of Columbia; Archaeology in the Community
The National Museum of Natural History, the Society for American Archaeology, DC Historic Preservation Office, and Archaeology in the Community invite you to a family-friendly event celebrating International Archaeology Day!
– Talk to archaeologists. Learn about fascinating finds, career paths, challenges in the field, and the joy of discovery.
– Do archaeology. Practice the skills archaeologists use to piece together the past. Participate in mock excavations, illustration, decoding ancient writing systems, experimentation and artifact analysis.
– Explore collections. Examine museum artifacts in the Q?rius Collections Zone.
– Get resources. Find out about opportunities to get involved in archaeology in your community.
Archaeology Family Day is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Registered guests will receive a special gift at the registration check-in table! This is a drop-in program, so come visit anytime during the program time.
Ground Floor, Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center