• Overview

    San Diego Archaeological Center

    The San Diego Archaeological Center is a curation facility and museum where visitors can learn the story of how people have lived in San Diego County for the past 10,000 years. Visit our museum, which is located in the picturesque San Pasqual Valley in Escondido, one mile east of the San Diego Safari Park. In addition to its role as a museum, the Center serves…

  • Virtual Exhibits

    New Acquisitions Virtual Exhibit

    The San Diego Archaeological Center houses many prehistoric and historic collections from the San Diego County adjacent regions. The Center is equipped with over 5,000 square feet of vault space that allow us to provide long-term curation and care for…

  • Kids Dig Archaeology Blog

    Rock Art

    Dr. Arty Fax’s Archy Facts is a blog introducing kids (currently stuck at home) to the exciting world of archaeology! Did you know that “rock art” is found all over the world?  ROCK ART, human-made markings placed on natural stone, is studied…

  • Job Seekers Service

    CRM Job Seekers

    Looking for your next job? Make yourself visible to multiple firms with a single application. Cultural Resource Management (CRM) firms will use Job Seekers to look for qualified applicants for archaeological field and laboratory work in Southern California. For more…

  • eNewsletter

    Winter 2021 E-Newsletter

    See a sneak preview of our next virtual exhibit, New Acquisitions; examine a mystery artifact from one of our historic collections; read about the discovery of the warty pig cave painting; and more in this edition of our quarterly e-newsletter,…