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Welcome to the Institute of Archaeology

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A warm welcome from the staff of the Institute of Archaeology (IA); At the IA our goal is the Protection, Preservation and Promotion of the rich cultural heritage of our country.  The information contained on this page will inform our readers about:

  •  the many astounding archaeological sites in Belize
  •  the programs that our institution organizes and promotes, and
  •  documentation and research of our historic and ancient past.

For further information, please feel free to contact us or visit our office in Belmopan where we maintain a Research Library which is open to the public during normal working hours. Thank you very much for your interest and for helping to Protect the Past for the Future!

MOTTO

PRESERVING THE PAST FOR THE FUTURE

MISSION

The Institute of Archaeology (IA) is dedicated to the research, protection, preservation, and sustainable management of Belize’s cultural and archaeological resources.

OBJECTIVES

The goals identified in the mission statement are met through the following program objectives:  Park Management, Planning, and Policy & Marketing; Research, Education and Communications

LEGAL MANDATE

National Institute of Culture and History Act, Chapter 331 of the Subsidiary Laws of Belize 2000, Revised Edition 2003.                                                                 

 

September Celebration Calendar of Events 2014

National Cultural Policy Draft 2013

It is both the responsibility and the wish of the Government of Belize through the National Institute of Culture and History to facilitate the development of a balanced and efficient National Cultural Policy.

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Take The National Cultural Policy Survey

NICH Survey

So as to gauge where Belize is at now in terms of its strategic objectives and activities, we would like for you to consider and comment on the following questions.

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Ver Documento Nacional de Política Cultural de Trabajo en español aquí

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