Society archaeology staff conducting field work throughout Wisconsin.

Archaeology Programs and Services

The Wisconsin Historical Society has several programs that serve to protect and interpret Wisconsin's archaeological resources.

STATE ARCHAEOLOGY AND MARITIME PRESERVATION

Organizational Description

About the State Archaeology Program

Learn how the State Archaeology Program serves the public.

Learn about the Society's Maritime Preservation Program, which preserves Wisconsin's historic shipwrecks.

Frequently Asked Questions

For owners of archaeological sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places or the State Register of Historic Places.

Learn how archaeological sites are protected in Wisconsin.

Have Questions?

Contact the State Achaeologist, John Broihahn, by phone at 608-264-6496 or by email below:

EDUCATION RESOURCES

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

With our archaeology activity boxes, students will learn using the same tools and techniques employed by archaeologists.

Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Borrow a traveling exhibit about community life in a Native American village 500 years ago.
FEATURED HISTORICAL ESSAY
Aztalan.

Learn about the inhabitants of Aztalan, a Middle-Mississippian settlement.

A Middle Mississippian Settlement

Learn the history of Aztalan.
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