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QAR Lab: The Science of Archaeology - CANCELLED

Event Description:

***This event has been cancelled. Please check back for future events!!***

Pirates, canoes, and science, oh my! Come out to the seventh annual Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Lab’s Open House to experience ongoing archaeological conservation. Learn how conservators and archaeologists use chemistry, physics, technology, and more to recover and conserve artifacts through fun hands-on activities and educational demonstrations. Encounter artifacts from Blackbeard's flagship, Queen Anne's Revenge, formerly the French slave-trading vessel La Concorde, and examine a 400-year-old dugout canoe from eastern NC! Be an archaeological conservator for a day and discover how interdisciplinary, scientific research is bringing North Carolina History back to life at this free, educational event! An official event of the NC Science Festival.