Archaeology Fair set for history center

Community event

A member of the Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club explains specimens to a visitor at a recent Archaeology Fair at the Marquette Regional History Museum, which showcased booths focusing on the unique archaeology of the Upper Peninsula. (Journal file photo)

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center will host an archaelogy fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21.

Attendees are invited to join an international celebration of archaeology at the MRHC on Spring Street in Marquette and enjoy hands-on learning for all ages.

Multiple booths feature various regional and global displays and activities. This is the History Center’s 11th annual fair; come see what is new such as the screening of a Fresh Coast Film Festival short.

As a collaborating organization with the Archaeological Institute of America, the History Center explores and celebrates local historical evidence and world-wide archaeology as well.

Included with general admission and membership at the sponsor level on up.

The Archaeology Fair is an open-house event. Come anytime 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.. Great for all ages including families, clubs, scouts, and individuals. The fair included with museum admission and membership at sponsor level and above.

The price for adult admission is $10 for adults, senior and military admission is $8 the student price is $4 and children age 12 and under will be admitted for $3.

For more information, call the MRHC at 906-226-3571 or visit their website at marquettehistory.org


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