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Verde Valley Archaeology Field Institute Offers Monument and Archaeology Tours

The Verde Valley Archaeology Field Institute is an educational program of the Archaeology Center. The Institute offers various classes and workshops throughout the year, as well as guided hiking tours to the National Monuments and to private archaeology preserves owned by the Archaeological Conservancy. We are the official nonprofit partner of the National Monuments.

Tours have been suspended until next Labor Day.

Contingency Fund Campaign for Campus Construction

The Center has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Economic Development Program for a grant/loan to build the first phase of the campus. However, before requesting the funds, the Board of Directors has set a goal of raising $200,000 in additional funds prior to accepting the loan in order to have a “cushion” in our Capital Campaign Fund for any unforeseen costs or overruns. We are already more than half-way there in pledges/donations. Read More HERE>>>

13-Day Customized Archaeology Tour of Peru - October 5-17, 2020

Peru is a unique destination. Its living culture, impressive history and diversity of natural resources make a visit there a truly unforgettable experience. From Cuzco to Lake Titicaca, walking at Machu Picchu of the Incas, or over the Nazca Lines, you can discover a new adventure in each of its attractions.

This exclusive Verde Valley tour invites you to enjoy the landscape of valleys and Andean mountain peaks, the majesty of the flight of the condor, the imposing view of Machu Picchu and the magic of Incan Cusco, while discovering, as an optional extension, stunning Lake Titicaca, the Uros Islands and Puno. For information and complete Itinerary and prices contact Jim Graceffa at dr.jvg1@gmail.com

3D Video of Future Campus Now Available

The Center is developing a 3D video to show how the new archaeology campus will look. This is a "sneak-peek" as it is still a draft. This draft starts out with how the first phase of the construction will look. As it pans to the rear of the building the second phase (Repository and Courtyard) appears and then the classroom and administrative wing (in grey). Click HERE to see this draft video.

Arizona Site Stewards

The Arizona State Parks and Trails site steward website has been updated to permit online completion of applications to become a Site Steward. Go to  www.azsitesteward.org and click on Register Here.


385 S. Main St., Camp Verde

Tuesday to Saturday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
when we reopen.

Free Admission

Group Museum Tours must be reserved two weeks in advance.

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