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Archaeology Institute - Bldg 89

Visit the Archaeology Institute Facility at UWF.

Archaeology Research and Public Facility

Built in 1999 and located at the front gate of campus, this 8,000 sq. ft. building houses archaeology exhibits designed for students and the public. The exhibits display some of the most interesting artifacts UWF archaeologists have found! The Institute also has a large laboratory, reception area, and staff offices.

Exhibits are free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. through 4 p.m.

The facilities of the Archaeology Institute include exhibit space, laboratories, offices and collection curation space in three recently constructed or remodeled buildings. An exhibit hall open to the public is located in the Archaeology Institute Building (89). Standard archaeological research equipment maintained by the Institute includes excavation and laboratory tools, computers with CAD and GIS capabilities, digital cameras, total stations, microscopes and vehicles. Special facilities include terrestrial and marine remote sensing equipment, forensic anthropology/human osteology labs, artifact conservation labs, diving equipment, boats and work platforms, comparative faunal collections, research libraries and prehistoric/historic collections from two decades of previous archaeological research in northwest Florida. 

The Archaeology Institute serves the northwest Florida region not only through its academic and extensive public outreach programs, but also by providing professional archaeological services and consulting for historic preservation and cultural resource management undertakings. For more information, call 850.474.3015.