Arkansas Archaeology Month takes place in March. This month is dedicated to public awareness and celebration of Arkansas's unique cultural heritage. During this month various activities, exhibits, lectures, and demonstrations are held throughout the state at museums, universities, libraries, and state parks. Each year features a new theme. For more information, visit: http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/archmonth.html
The Museum of Discovery in Little Rock hosts a number of events throughout the year for kids. The museum's summer camp will run from June 11th to August 3rd, 2012. It is for children ages 4 to 13. Another popular event is the Annual Dino Dash and Discovery Fest. For more event information, call (501) 396-7050, or visit: http://www.amod.org.
The Museum of Pre-History and History (also known as Arkansas Tech University) provides many great educational opportunities for individuals and schools. It offers prearranged tours of its galleries for groups of up to 75 people, custom-fitting each tour to the size and age of the group. For more information about scheduling a tour, you may call the Education Coordinator at (479) 964-3221. For further information, please visit: http://museum.atu.edu.
Parkin Archaeological State Park
Arkansas State Parks and the Arkansas Archeological Survey manage this National Historic Landmark. Station archaeologists conduct research at the site, which provides visitors with a unique opportunity to see how we learn about prehistory. Visitors can watch research in progress and see firsthand the results of careful excavations and laboratory analysis. For more info visit: http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parkinarcheological/ or call (870) 755-2500.
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