Educational Resources

Educational Resources – The El Paso Museum of Archaeology offers a variety of educational resources for teachers, students, and the public. Docent-led tours are available to groups upon request to aid in understanding the exhibits.

Digging into Archaeology – This museum publication is a teachers' guide designed to help teachers bring archaeology into the classroom. It includes descriptions of what archaeology is, what archaeologists do, several activities for the classroom, and a brief summary of the prehistory of the El Paso region. This teachers' guide is free of charge and available from the Teacher Guide link in the sidebar.

Internships – College students can receive museum experience and course credit through the Museum's Internship Program with the approval of their academic department. This internship can take on a variety of forms, including projects in exhibit creation, collections management, or research in a single area of the Museum's Collections culminating in a research paper.

The Museum Lecture Series – The Museum hosts lectures on a wide range of archaeological interests and fields of study. Guest scholars from universities, museums, and other institutions present these lectures sharing their knowledge and experience with the public. All lectures are free to the public.

Archaeology Day Camp – A four-day program designed to educate participants about the science of archaeology, its tools, and its role in understanding prehistory and history.