Museum at Home

Virtual Lectures On Demand

If you missed one of our live virtual lectures, you can view select lectures on demand at any time. Living Room Lectures are interesting lectures by archaeologists, experts, and authors in various fields that you can watch from the comfort of your own couch. Brown Bag Sessions are informal talks about a variety of subjects including current research and issues facing the archaeological community. For upcoming lectures, see our Events page.

Virtual Exhibits


Take a closer look at the collections currently being curated at the Center in our virtual exhibit Now Curating. Peak behind the scenes at our most recently acquired collections in our virtual exhibit New Acquisitions. Travel around the world with our virtual exhibit Visions: Rock Art Around the World. Or explore our museum from home with free digital tours of our exhibits By Land and By Sea, Archaeology 101, The Life Story of a Pot, and It’s a Crime.

Virtual K-12 Programs

San Diego area schools and students: For the remainder of this academic year, the ALL ABOUT ARCHAEOLOGY virtual field trip is available for no cost! Introduce your students to the fascinating field of archaeology, and learn how we study the past here and all over the world. This virtual program is also open to local families and home school groups at no cost.


Learn more about archaeology with our blogs. Historical Archaeology is a monthly blog and video series highlighting different types of historic artifacts that Palomar College students researched. The Wonderful World Of… is a monthly blog focusing on some of the many themes, concepts, and sub-disciplines related to the fascinating world of Southern Californian archaeology. Dr. Arty Fax’s Archy Facts is a weekly blog introducing kids to the exciting world of archaeology through mini lessons, at-home activities, and archaeological news. Dig Deeper is a monthly blog focusing on the basics of archaeology by taking a closer look at the exhibition Archaeology 101. From Inside the Vaults is a monthly blog that gives insight into best practices for collections stewardship, curation, and archaeological collecting institutions.

Other Activities

Take a virtual visit to the San Dieguito River Park or the National Register of Historic Places sites in San Diego with two GIS StoryMap intern projects. Each project also includes a crossword to accompany the StoryMap!

Social Media

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for What Is It Wednesday artifact identification games, Find Out Friday fast facts, notifications on new posts for Dig Deeper and Dr. Arty Fax’s Archy Facts, archaeological news from around the world, and more!