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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!

We’re planning a new YAC website! Tell us what you want from archaeology online by doing our quick survey

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…

Writing first developed more than 5,000 years ago in ancient Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq). It is known as Sumerian script.

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