• 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…

  • Kids Dig Archaeology

    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…

  • Dig Deeper,  Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: How Old is It? Relative Dating

    Dig Deeper is a monthly blog focusing on the basics of archaeology by taking a closer look at the exhibition Archaeology 101, which is currently featured at the Center. Introduction Last month we discussed absolute dating, the science that allows…

  • 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

    Summer 2020 E-Newsletter

    Summer is here, and we have more archaeology you can experience from home. Have you visited rock art sites around the world? Submit your photos for our new online exhibit, Visions: Rock Art Sites from Around the World. Learn about…