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The Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington is a regional history museum that focuses on Northern Kentucky's natural, cultural, and artistic history. The museum offers archaeology and paleontology themed school tours, as well as a Children's Archaeology Program. For more information, call (859) 491-4003, or visit the website: http://www.bcmuseum.org/.

Kentucky History Center offers a number of exhibits including A Kentucky Journey, which focuses on Kentucky's heritage. The exhibit's 3,000+ artifacts are divided into eight main areas of Kentucky history. Children will enjoy the 14 interactive displays and life-size environments. For more information, call (502) 564-1792, or visit http://history.ky.gov/.

At Riverside, the Farnsley Moremen Landing, teachers can bring their classes to participate in the award-winning Building Blocks of History program. The program is a full-day field trip experience that combines hands-on historical archaeology with a brick-making activity and a tour of an 1837 home. The program is offered September through October, and again from mid-March through May. For more information, call (502) 935-6809 or go to http://www.riverside-landing.org/.

The Kentucky Archaeological Survey's web page, which is part of the Kentucky Heritage Council's site, includes news, upcoming events, information about Kentucky prehistory, ongoing projects, publications, and a True-False quiz that tests knowledge of Kentucky prehistory. For more information, visit the website: http://heritage.ky.gov/kas/.