Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park

Address: 
c/o Mojave Desert State Parks, 43779 15th Street West
Lancaster, CA 93534-4754
United States
Contact: 
Peggy Ronning
Phone: 
661-946-3055

Archives and Collections

Description of Collection: 

The Museum exhibits American Indian cultural materials, primarily focused on cultures of the Southwestern, Great Basin and Californian culture regions, which were connected by a major trade route from circa 4,000 BP. One of the largest collections is from the California coast and Channel Islands. Seven thousand artifacts are represented, ranging in age from 8-9,000 BP to ethnographic/historic times.

Regions covered: 
Great Basin, Californian

Management

Catalog System: 
Argus (Changing to The Museum System)
Digital Formats: 
CD ROM Imaging
Repository: 
Yes
Loans to Outside?: 
Yes
Exhibited?: 
Yes