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Archaeology Field School

ArchaeologyGrades 5–8, Illinois Learning Standards 11A, 13B, 16A, 17C

A simulated dig and corresponding activities teach student archaeologists how to uncover artifacts and piece together the past.



This program is available late April–early November at the Lake County Discovery Museum in Wauconda.


$3/person ($5/person nonresident) 1 hour 15 minutes, 30 people/group max

Concurrent programs are available.


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3321. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »

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