International Archaeology Day

Celebrate International Archaeology Day

Join archeologists and archeology lovers around the world in celebrating International Archaeology Day every year on the third Saturday of October.

The Archaeological Institute of America organizes International Archaeology Day, and the National Park Service is an official collaborating organization.

Parks, museums, historic sites, and colleges and universities will hold all kinds of events including public digs, exhibits, talks, and demonstrations.

Create your own archeology day adventure! Visit the International Archaeology Day interactive map of things to do and places to see or Find a NPS park to visit.

Last updated: November 4, 2021