Facilities & community

Archaeology is a close-knit community with access to excellent facilities including labs and artefact teaching collections.


Edinburgh is home to several archaeology societies and organisations, including the lively student-run ArchSoc.


Archaeology has outstanding laboratory facilities with general purpose and teaching spaces as well as specialist research labs.

Student Research Rooms

Our dedicated and informal study areas and computer labs are complemented by a host of other study resources nearby.

Vere Gordon Childe collection

This famous collection contains fascinating artefacts from across the globe.