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.

Archaeology Week 2012

Every year in June we celebrate Archaeology Week in Kingston to recognize this city's rich history uncovered through archaeology.

This year some of our events include a scavenger hunt, a colouring contest for kids, and a daily guess the artifact posting on our website.

Use this schedule and passport to track the events you attend and submit it to the Centre for the chance to win a prize.

Download these fun archaeology activities:

Scavenger Hunt

Colouring Contest

Scavenger HuntColouring Contest



Artifact of the Day!

Each day this week a new 'artifact of the day' will be posted.   Send us our guesses via twitter or by email, with the subject line "artifact of the day," for the change to win a prize at the end of the week.

Monday's Artifact

Tuesday's Artifact

Wednesday's Artifact

Thursday's Artifact


Artifact of the Day answers are now posted! Click on each day to find out what the artifact is!