Through real hands-on experiences at our excavations in the field, research in the lab and tour experiences, students of all ages are invited to EXPLORE local archaeology and the Native Cultures that came before us and that continue to this day. 


Junior Experiences

Join us in exploring our local past, learning about archaeology, understanding the importance of preservation and make your own archaeological discoveries. Open to youth ages 5 – 11. 

Adult Experiences

Join ARI archaeologists for a fully guided hands-on archaeological experience at our excavation site in Lawrenceburg, IN. Ages 12 +

Events and Talks

Hear from speakers and attend events that discuss archaeology as a science, common misconceptions, and the research that ARI conducts at the Guard Site in Dearborn County, Indiana.  

Clubs and Camps

Are you a student interested in archaeology? Join one of our clubs! Youth Archaeology Club, High School Archaeology Club and Summer Camp. 


Junior Groups

Groups of 12 – 25. Youth ages 5 – 11. 

Adult Groups

Groups of 12 – 25.  Ages 12 +

Class Field Trips

Join us in the field and be an archaeologist for a day!


Customized Groups

Coming Soon!