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Archaeology Family Day

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT

National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave.
NW, Washington, DC 20560 United States


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.

Location
Ground Floor, Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center

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Details

Date:
October 19, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
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https://naturalhistory.si.edu/events/archaeology-family-day

Contact

Colleen Popson
Phone:
202-633-1392
Email:
popsonc@si.edu

Venue

National Museum of Natural History
10th St. and Constitution Ave.
NW, Washington, DC 20560 United States
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