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Arboretum Archeology Day

February 18 2023 from 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Instructor: Patti Bonnin
All ages

Discover history’s secrets as we take a glimpse into the past. Join the Houston Arboretum and the Houston Archeology Society for Arboretum Archeology Day! Learn about tools of the trade, see prehistoric and historic artifacts, and examine real bones and skulls from native animals. Put your archeology skills to the test with pottery shard measuring and ceramic reconstruction. Children are welcome to participate in the Soil Screening Lab for a small fee.

Soil Screening Lab

$5 per person, advance registration not required
Ages 5 and up. Parents must accompany children at all times.

Ready to get your hands dirty? Join our team of archeologists as they screen soil for artifacts. Learn more about the archeology process from screening to artifact recovery to bagging and tagging!