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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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  • Open House - MVAC Archaeology Field School

    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    10 am - 2 pm at Goose Island County Park, Hunters Point
    Adult/Family, Teachers, Youth

    ExcavatingSee what the MVAC summer Public Field School participants have been doing! Stop by on Thursday, July 20, between 10 am and 2 pm.  The Open House will be held at Goose Island County Park, on the Mississippi River just south of La Crosse.  We will be working at Hunters Point boat landing prior to some park improvements.  Previous investigations at the site found artifacts from a Woodland campsite-flakes and some grit-tempered pottery.  We may also investigate a nearby Historic Euro-American cabin/homestead site.  Links to map/directions to Goose Island and Hunters Point (located 1.3 miles south of the campground office/entry.  Call MVAC at 608-785-6473 or e-mail for more information.