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Professional Archaeologists

The state archaeologist provides several resources for collegial use. Access archaeological findings and research, find out about upcoming state archaeological events, or apply for a Minnesota state archaeology license.

Our Role

Learn about the role of the Minnesota state archaeologist.

Your Role

Learn about the role of field archaeologists in Minnesota.


Access information regarding archaeological licensing in Minnesota.

Reporting Sites

Access information regarding archaeological sites and how they are reported in Minnesota.

Survey Requirements

The OSA Archaeological Manual divides archaeology surveys into three phases: reconnaissance, evaluation, and treatment activity/data recovery. See the complete outline for more information.


Academic archaeological research is concentrated within several Minnesota state universities. Learn about these programs as well as the history of research in the state here.


See the event calendar for professional conferences as well as an outline of what's happening during archaeology week.


Access documents, publications, and other archaeological resources here.

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