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The State of Minnesota's various agencies play an important role in the success of the preservation of archaeological sites. Access information about these roles and obligations.

Our Role

Learn about the responsibilities of the Minnesota state archaeologist.

Your Role

Learn about the role of agencies in cooperation with the Office of the State Archaeologist.

Project Review Procedures

Access project review procedures and submissions.

Survey Requirements

Archaeological surveys are comprised of three phases, each with specific requirements. Learn about these phases here.

Burial Sites Protection

Information about the Private Cemeteries Act and the state archaeologist's role in the protection of historical burial sites.

Public Site Management

Learn about the role of agencies in assisting the state archaeologist to preserve historic land and archaeological sites.


Access documents, publications, and other archaeological resources here.

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