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Creating a better world, one exploration at a time.

ARI’s mission is to educate current and future generations about past cultures through the investigation, identification and preservation of native and non-native sites.

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Why Give to the Archaeological Research Institute?

Passionate about unraveling the mysteries of the past

Passionate about preserving archaeological records

Passionate about unraveling the mysteries of the past

Eager to contribute to the protection of historic sites

Eager to contribute to the education of the public

Eager to contribute to the training of aspiring archaeologists

Look no further – the Archaeological Research Institute is the perfect platform for you to make a lasting impact!

We invite you to be a supporter of the Archaeological Research Institute today and embark on a thrilling journey into the past while actively shaping the future. Together, we can make a tangible difference in preserving our archaeological heritage, promoting public understanding, and fostering a passion for history in generations to come.


Join ARI as a committed annual member and show your support. By becoming a member, you help us uphold our mission and ensure that our programming and events remain accessible to everyone.

Ways to Give

Help us Grow

Imagine a future where history comes to life, where ancient civilizations are not merely pages in textbooks, but immersive experiences that transport us through time. At ARI, we are on a mission to create that future, and we need your generous support to make it a reality.

We are thrilled to announce our ambitious $5 million campaign to build ARI Basecamp 2.0, a groundbreaking facility, located in Lawrenceburg, IN,  that will revolutionize the field of public archaeology in the region. With your contribution, we will construct a state-of-the-art building that will serve as the epicenter of archaeological exploration, research, and community engagement.

Interested in other ways to give? Check out more options below.

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ARI is now a member of the Kroger Community Rewards Program. We are so grateful to Kroger for their generosity!

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424 Walnut Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

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