• Events and More

    Watershed Explorers Hike

    Join the San Dieguito River Park, San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, and San Diego Archaeological Center on the new segment of the Coast to Crest Trail in Pamo Valley for a free, fun, experiential hike! Walk alongside experts Stephanie Sandoval…

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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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    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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    San Diego’s First Peoples Tour Series

    Tour 3 with Dr. John Hildebrand – March 7, 2020 Details Coming Soon As a supplement to the new By Land and By Sea exhibit at the San Diego Archaeological Center, this field trip series will explore the physical locations…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Soy Sauce Jug

    Archaeologists recovered this Chinese imported soy sauce jug 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…

  • Curation

    From Inside the Vaults: Emergency Preparedness Planning

    From Inside the Vaults is a monthly blog that gives insight into best practices for collections stewardship, curation, and archaeological collecting institutions. Why Is an Emergency Preparedness Plan Needed? This year From Inside the Vaults has given insight into collecting…