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Archaeology Family Day
October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am EDT
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
Sponsored by: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
The National Museum of Natural History, the Society for American Archaeology, Archaeology in the Community, and the District of Columbia Office of Planning’s archaeology program 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! Check-in anytime during the program.