Virginia Archaeology Day

Archaeologist showing shark vertebra to camera
Date/Time
10/17/2020
9:00am - 5:00pm

20160422_100727_rectJoin us as Historic Jamestowne Celebrates Virginia Archaeology Month. Witness the moment of discovery, tour the site with an archaeologist, and visit the Archaearium.

All programs are included with admission to Historic Jamestowne. Admission tickets valid the day of this event can be purchased at the bottom of this page.

archaeology day schedule:

9:00am–12:00pm: Archaeology in Action
Our archaeology team is hard at work uncovering new information about early Jamestown. Check out excavations in progress outside the fort between the Memorial Church and the East Bulwark. Visitors are welcome to observe and to ask questions of the field crew, but we ask that you please respect the safety ropes.

11:00am–12:00pm: Archaeology of James Fort Tour
Join a Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologist to hear about the ongoing excavations and some of the most significant findings. Program begins at the Tercentennial Monument.

Facebook logo 11:00am: Livestream on the Jamestown Rediscovery Facebook page
Catch the introduction to the Archaeology of James Fort Tour on Facebook if you can’t join us onsite.

1:00pm–4:00pm: Archaeology in Action
Archaeology continues outside the fort between the Memorial Church and the East Bulwark.

Facebook logo 1:00pm: Livestream on the Jamestown Rediscovery Facebook page
If you can’t join us onsite, meet an archaeologist on Facebook to hear about the current excavations.

2:00pm–3:00pm: Archaeology of James Fort Tour
Join a Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologist to hear about the ongoing excavations and some of the most significant findings. Program begins at the Tercentennial Monument.

Facebook logo 3:00pm: Livestream on the Jamestown Rediscovery Facebook page
If you can’t join us onsite, meet an archaeologist on Facebook to hear about the current excavations.

Don’t forget to follow us on our social media channels throughout October as we celebrate Virginia Archaeology Month!
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Adults (13 & Older): $12.50
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Children (12 & Younger): Free

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