Archeology Tourism

Archeologists Excavating Test Units on the Cresap's Fort Site.
Archeologists Excavating Test Units on the Cresap's Fort Site.

NPS Archeology Program

Archeology is everywhere, and chances are good that archeologists can help you to look at an old place in a new way. Consider using one of our archeology travel guides to get on your way.

The National Park Service is steward of a diverse cultural legacy. From the cliff dwellings of the Southwest to the reminiscences of neighborhood residents where Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up, this legacy represents a continuum of American heritage–its places, objects, and traditions. The NPS Archeology Program provides national leadership, coordination, and technical guidance to aid in preserving this heritage.

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