SYDNEY HARBOUR YHA and THE BIG DIG ARCHAEOLOGY EDUCATION CENTRE

Sydney Harbour YHA and The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre is an exciting development in The Rocks, featuring budget accommodation, heritage interpretation and a hands-on archaeology education experience.

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Ever wondered what it’s like to be an archaeologist?

Following the success previous Big Dig Archaeology Weekends (2011-2014) Sydney Harbour YHA, in collaboration with Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, will again be running this exciting hands-on program for National Archaeology Week 2015. The program is run as a residential weekend experience, giving you the chance to learn more about archaeology by immersing yourself in excavation and conservation work on The Big Dig site, including cleaning and sorting the many artefacts you will discover.Big Dig Weekend 2011

This weekend program is suitable for anyone 17 years and older and is a general public interest course designed to appeal to anyone who is curious about archaeology, particularly Australian Historical Archaeology.

Places are strictly limited, and are offered by competition only. Applications to take part close on Friday 17th April 2015 and the successful applicants will be advised by Monday 27th April 2015. Conditions apply.

The Big Dig Archaeology Weekend 2015

The Big Dig Arch Wkend Applic Form 2015

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The Big Dig
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'The Big Dig' archaeological excavations began in 1994, attracting enormous public and media interest.

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Education Centre
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The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre is a free-standing, purpose built educational facility.

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Education Programs
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A range of exciting education programs are offered at The Big Dig.

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Archaeology Weekend
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Get hands-on and excavate a section of The Big Dig site!

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YHA
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Sydney Harbour YHA is the largest archaeological urban development ever completed in Australia.

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