• Events and More

    Museum Month

    The San Diego Archaeological Center is proud to participate in San Diego Museum Month during the month of February. Presented by the San Diego Museum Council, this month-long promotion offers half-price admission for up to 4 people when a Museum…

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    HandsOn San Diego Day of Service

    HandsOn San Diego has generously agreed to host a unique Day of Service project for the Center! History buffs will experience the ins and outs of the museum while helping preserve San Diego’s past, present, and future. Volunteers will be…

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    Annual BBQ

    Save the date for the Center’s Annual BBQ. More details to come. Date: Saturday, May 2, 2020 Location: San Diego Archaeological Center

  • Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: What Is Archaeology?

    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. What is Archaeology? Archaeology is the study of human history, prehistory,…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Teacup

    Archaeologists recovered this Chinese teacup from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). While they worked and lived in traditional American fashion, each immigrant group maintained ties to their own community.…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Chinese Rice Bowl

    Archaeologists recovered this Chinese rice bowl from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). In Chinese culture, the crane is venerated as the prince of all feathered creatures and thus has…