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This list of laboratories across the Southwest continues to grow as we add records to our database. Check back frequently for updates or contact our Webmaster to suggest an addition.


Texas Archeological Research Laboratory
A nationally recognized archeological research facility and the largest archeological repository in the state. Part of the University of Texas at Austin.

New Mexico

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology
Premier repository of native art and material culture. Collection tells the stories of the people of the Southwest from pre-history through contemporary art.


Amerind Foundation Museum
Archaeological research facility and museum devoted to the study and interpretation of Native American cultures located in Southeastern Arizona in the Dragoon Mountains.


Desert Research Institute
A nonprofit research campus of the University and Community College System of Nevada with programs directed from three core divisions: atmospheric sciences, earth and ecosystem sciences, and hydrologic sciences.

Harry Reid Center for Environmental Studies
Supports multi-disciplinary research teams, provides expertise to solve complex environmental problems, and develops innovative environmental monitoring technology. Located at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.