LOST CITY MUSEUM KIDS’ ARCHAEOLOGY DAY 2012 PDF Print

The Lost City Museum will host a free Kids Archaeology Day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 19. Budding archeologists are invited to learn the process of archaeology by participating in a mock excavation and learning to analyze the artifacts they find.  Students will learn about phase of an archaeological investigation from a professional archaeologist in a hands-on way, from the excavation to the analysis phase. Space is limited to 16 children ages 7 to 13, so early sign-up is suggested.  For more information or to sign up, please call the museum at (702) 397-2193.

The Lost City Museum is open Thursday through Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Admission is $5; children and members enter free.  The museum is located at 721 S. Moapa Valley Blvd. in Overton, Nevada on State Route 169 off I-15, exit #93 or via Lake Mead or the Valley of Fire. 

The Lost City Museum actively engages people in understanding and celebrating Nevada’s natural and cultural heritage. The museum is one of seven managed by the Nevada Division of Museums and History, an agency of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs.   Call (702) 397-2193 or visit the department’s website at www.TravelNevada.com for more information.