Please note that the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation and the Kingston Archaeology Centre have closed. This site is still available for historical and informational reasons, but none of the services or products described here are available anymore.

Consulting Services
Consulting Services

The Cultural Resource Management team has the capacity and flexibility to manage a wide range of projects from the smallest survey and assessment to full scale excavations. Learn more

Welcome to the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to the recognition, investigation, and preservation of Ontario's rich archaeological resources.

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What's New

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April 26, 2013

Unfortunately the 2013 season of the Summer Archaeological Experience program "Can You Dig It?" has been cancelled, due to lack of...

March 27, 2013

Members of the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation and members of the community are invited to attend the Foundation’s Annual General...

Archaeological Centre

Archaeological Centre

The Centre was established in 1986 by the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation with the purpose of providing the community with a facility from which activities relating to the education, research, conservation, and management of the area's archaeological resources could be coordinated.

The Kingston Archaeological Centre is located at 611 Princess St. in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Our hours are 9:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday.

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Educational Programs

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The mandate of the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation focuses on education and research, and we have a strong commitment to providing educational programs for all ages and skill levels. Through such activities as presentations to historical and other interested organizations, half and full day programs for students visiting from local schools, and our week-long summer program, “Can You Dig It?”© we take very seriously our responsibility to raise the level of archaeological awareness in Eastern Ontario.

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