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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center


In the field.


Updated June 2, 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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  • Introduction to Archaeology - grades 5-9

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015
    9 am–3 pm at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, room 312

    Explore MVAC’s Archaeology Lab and work with artifacts recovered from area excavations as an introduction to the science of archaeology. Discover how the first Native Americans in Wisconsin survived using the area’s natural resources. Students must take this class in order to attend the Middle School Field Experience. Cancellations prior to July 3 will receive a full refund minus a $40 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after July 3.

    Age: Students entering grades 5-9
    Fee: $80
    Note: Bring a lunch, drink, snacks, and a water bottle.
    Program Number: 84-41

    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.