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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center


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Updated July 16, 2020

  • Schedule of Events will be updated throughout the year.
  • Information about regional archaeology events sponsored by other organizations can be found by visiting MVAC’s Facebook page.

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  • Temples & Tombs of the Americas - grades 4-6

    Monday, July 16, 2018
    9 am - 3 pm at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, room 312

    Discover the unique cultures of the Maya, Inca, and Aztecs of Mesoamerica and South America. These early Americans had spectacular buildings, written languages, and complex warrior rituals. Hands-on activities will include writing hieroglyphics, making a mask, and more! Cancellations prior to June 29 will receive a full refund minus a $40 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after June 29.

    Age: Students entering grades 4-6
    Fee: $80
    Note: Bring a lunch, drink, snacks and water bottle.

    For registration information please contact the:
    University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
    Office of Continuing Education and Extension
    Online registration at:

    For information on activity content please contact:
    MVAC's Public Outreach Program at 608-785-8454 or e-mail Jean.

    Link to MVAC youth scholarship information.  (PDF)