Mission Statement

The goal of the Archaeological Research Laboratory staff and faculty is to expand human knowledge of the past through an integrated research and educational program. Our activities include ...

  • undergraduate and graduate teaching;
  • student training through internships, fieldwork, laboratory projects, and overseas programs;
  • local and international research; publications in books, scholarly journals and the ARL's own series of Reports of Investigations, now numbering 160 volumes;
  • participation in professional organizations;
  • maintaining partnerships with government and other public sector institutions;
  • engaging in outreach through public lectures, collaboration with avocational archaeological societies, and pre-college learning opportunities;
  • providing consulting services to clients requiring assistance in complying with state and federal historic preservation statutes; and
  • offering fee-based permanent curation of archaeological collections.

Contact Information:

Archaeological Research Laboratory
Sabin Hall, Room 275
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201
Phone: (414) 229-4273
Fax: (414) 229-4219