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October 21, 2023: International Archaeology Day

October 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States

October 21, 2023

Please join the New Jersey State Museum to celebrate International Archaeology Day on October 21, 2023 from 10 an to 3 pm. Learn about urban archaeology in Trenton with Curator talks and archaeology presentations focused on our new exhibit, History Beneath Your Feet: Archaeology of a Capital City. View a short film about archaeology at Raritan Landing, a once bustling shipping port that was located along the Raritan River. Explore archaeology through hands-on activities for all ages throughout the day.

10 am-3pm Welcome table with Archaeology resources and giveaways (while supplies last);
Activity cart – What Remains (1st floor lobby);
Drop-in Archaeology hands-on activities (Imagination Studio, lower level)
Short film – “Raritan Landing: A Road to the Past” (shown in A Much Moved People gallery, lower level)
11 am Tales of the Maya Sky Planetarium Show (lower level) – $10/adults, $5/children, Groups of 15 or more/$5 per person
12 noon Tour of History Beneath Our Feet: Archaeology of a Capital City exhibition, led by Curator Dr. Gregory Lattanzi (first floor)
1 pm Tour of A Much Moved People exhibition, led by Assistant Curator of Archaeology Karen Flinn (lower level)
2 pm Talk by Archaeologist from Hunter Research, Inc. (Historical Resource Consultants) (first floor)

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October 21, 2023
10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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