The ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites of the world enrich and inform today's societies, and help connect us to our cultural origins. The Department's Cultural Heritage Center specializes in the protection and preservation of these irreplaceable resources, working on many fronts to safeguard the patrimony of other countries.

Announcements
October 16, 2017
Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting October 23-24
October 6, 2017
U.S. and Guatemala extend and amend cultural property agreement.
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September 27, 2017
United States and Mali Extend Cultural Property Agreement, Include Protection for Manuscripts

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Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C)
SA-5, 5th Floor
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC  20522-0505
 
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Cultural Heritage Center (ECA/P/C)
SA-5, 5th Floor
U.S. Department of State
2200 C Street, NW
Washington, DC  20037