• Kids Dig Archaeology

    Amazing Archaeology!

    Dr. Arty Fax’s Archy Facts is a weekly blog introducing kids to the exciting world of archaeology! Besides being a word that can be hard to spell and pronounce with so many vowels, ARCHAEOLOGY is the study of past people and culture…

  • Updates

    COVID-19 Update

    In accordance with the social distancing health guidelines issued by the state and county in response to COVID-19 concerns, we have decided to close the museum and reschedule events, field trips, and other programs until further notice. The health and…

  • eNewsletter

    Winter 2020 E-Newsletter

    It’s a new and busy year for the San Diego Archaeological Center! In February, author Tom Holm will present his book Shrouded Heritage: Island of the Blue Dolphins, and in March, author Anne Morgan will present her book Geoglyphs of…

  • GIS Projects

    NRHP StoryMap

    Last fall, intern Alana Hansen’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department project focused on connecting the National Register of Historic Places in the San Diego region. The purpose of her project was to create a user-friendly guide to San Diego history,…

  • Dig Deeper,  Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: What Tools Do Archaeologists Use?

    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 After digging deeper into what archaeology is last month, you…