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The WWW opens up a whole new way to look at archeology.

Explore the features on the NPS Archeology Program website about the Coso Indians, the Robinson House and its family on the Manassas Civil War battlefield, the Earliest Americans in the eastern and midwestern United States, and the Ancient Architects of the Mississippi of the Mississippi valley.

Also check out the Virtual Library Museums page, which offers a comprehensive listing of online museums around the world featuring archeology.

By the National Park Service

Midwest Archeological Center
Learn about places such as the Monroe Elementary School in Topeka, famous for the Brown v. Board of Education case; an archeological telling of the Battle of Little Bighorn, and more.

National Capital Region, Regional Archeology Program
Find out about the archeology of ancient and recent peoples living in and around Washington, D.C. and the surrounding region.

Northeast Region Park Archeology Program
Web features profile the program's projects. Take a virtual tour of Valley Forge and find out what being a public archeologist is like.

Southeast Archeological Center
Learn about archeological projects throughout the Southeast - excavations of forts and plantations, underwater ships and in the footsteps of American leaders.

Museum Management Program
The rich collections of NPS parks are featured in a series of online exhibits. Check out the remains of past cultural life at Bandelier National Monument and Chaco Culture National Park, and see a behind-the-scenes view of museums.

By museums and parks

Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository, Kodiak, AK
Scroll down the page for exhibits about maskmaking, ancient cultural traditions, and more.

Center for Desert Archaeology develops online exhibits to share and illustrate key concepts in preservation archaeology and the prehistory of the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest.

The Field Museum, Chicago, IL
See exhibits about collections of anthropological materials and southwestern pottery.

Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL
This museum's online exhibits relate to its work on land and water. See the Aucilla River Project, Florida shipwrecks, and the city of St. Augustine.

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Check out the RiverWeb exhibit and explore information about the environment, history, and cultures of this important part of the Mississippi River valley.

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Santa Fe, NM
View exhibits about Native American archeology, including southwestern pottery, ancient and historic highlights of the collection, and a look at the history of highway archeology in the region.

New York Public Library, New York, NY
Explore this exhibit about the African Burial Ground in New York City to learn about how archeology expands our understanding of Africans and African Americans enslaved in colonial New York.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, MA
See exhibits about Native American culture and archeology, the travels of Lewis and Clark, and find out about women in anthropology.

Sipapu Chetro Ketl Great Kiva, southwestern United States
See Chetro Ketl, a kiva in Chaco Canyon New Mexico, using 3-D technology to learn about Anasazi culture, architecture, and history that bring the prehistoric Southwest alive.

Smithsonian Institution Arctic Studies Center, Washington, D.C.
Check out the projects in collaboration with Arctic cultures, Vikings, and the Alutiiq culture of Alaska.

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