Get Your “Jones” On: Archaeology Field Trip

Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018fedora
Time: 8am – 5pm
Location: Pickup / Drop-off at Scott County Historical Society (235 Fuller St S, Shakopee, 55379)

Discover what Indiana Jones knew about libraries!  Dig into the amazing archaeology resources available at the Minnesota History Center.  See cool artifacts; find amazing archaeology resources; get a “how-to-search” handout; and explore wow exhibits.  Lunch on-your-own (brown-bag or purchase), at the MNHS café, then tour the museum exhibits and library.

Bus to / from SCHS to the MNHS.  The field trip is led by Archaeologist Steven Blondo.  Please join us Saturday, January 13, 2018.  FREE transportation and museum admission – registrations required at

Bus pickup at SCHS is 8:00am sharp!  Bus provided by the Minnesota Transportation Museum.  This field trip is the first in a series of four archaeology workshops.  Complete two of the four and receive a certificate!  More information on the SCHS website.

This event is the first in a series of four Archaeology events.  Attend two of the four and receive a certificate at the May capstone event!

  1. Archaeology Field Trip (January)
  2. How did Indiana Jones go wrong? (February)
  3. What’s in Indy’s pack? (March)
  4. Where Indiana found the loot (we call em artifacts) (April)

Capstone / Graduation Celebration (May)

This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.