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.

Latest Conversations

Load more

August 29, 2019
United States and Algeria Sign Agreement to Combat Trafficking and Protect Cultural Heritage
August 21, 2019
Kingdom of Morocco Requests Cultural Property Agreement
Workshop participants learn about photographic techniques for documenting important cultural heritage
July 10, 2019
Religious and Ethnic Communities Affected by ISIS in Iraq Learn Skills for Heritage Documentation and Preservation
El Salvador
June 14, 2019
Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 23-24
May 29, 2019
United States and Ecuador Sign Agreement to Protect Ecuador’s Cultural Heritage
April 22, 2019
Afghan Students Train to Combat Cultural Property Trafficking


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