• 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…

  • Events and More

    A Physician in Ancient Egypt

    Ancient Egypt had some unusual characteristics beyond pyramids and mummies. Diseases of the era are depicted in temple artwork and Egyptian physicians were respected for their knowledge in the ancient world. Join Dr. Philip Goscienski for a virtual lecture as…

  • Events and More

    Brown Bag Sessions

    Brown Bag Sessions are informal talks about a variety of subjects, including current research and issues facing the archaeological community. Join us during your lunch break for a short presentation followed by a group discussion. Session 1 – A Case…

  • Kids Dig Archaeology

    Underwater Detectives

    Dr. Arty Fax’s Archy Facts is a weekly blog introducing kids (currently stuck at home) to the exciting world of archaeology! Did you know that archaeologists not only work on land, but underwater as well?  Does it surprise you that underwater archaeological…

  • Dig Deeper,  Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: How Are Stone Tools Made?

    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 Now that we have discussed the different ways that archaeologists…

  • 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

    Spring 2020 E-Newsletter

    While we are all sheltering in place, we have plenty of online content to keep you busy! Join us on Thursday, May 7 for our first virtual lecture, Animal Bones and Teeth: Stone Age Environments Revealed with Gillian Wong. Check…