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Welcome to the Young Archaeologists' Club!


Welcome to the Young Archaeologists’ Club!

YAC is the place for young people who want to get into archaeology. Check out our activities and explore our map to find your nearest YAC Branch and you could soon be getting mud under your fingernails doing real archaeology!

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Archaeology Matters

YAC is part of the Council for British Archaeology, an educational charity which relies on your support. Donate online now or find out more about how you can help make archaeology matter.

Tony Robinson is the President of YAC, Tony says…

YAC encourages young people to look after and protect our archaeology. I am proud to be YAC’s President!

Did you know…

Archaeologists often look at ancient pollen found on archaeological sites to work out what plants grew on and near the site. This can give them more evidence about the environment at different periods of time.

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