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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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  • Experimental Archaeology - grades 4-6

    Monday, July 18, 2016
    9 am - 3 pm at University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, room 312

    Learn how stone tools were made and how Native Americans used them. Take a nature hike through the marsh to explore food, shelter, and tools Wisconsin’s first people could have used. Try playing the chunky game and making pottery. Cancellations prior to July 1 will receive a full refund minus a $40 cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations after July 1.

    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.