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
Group of young adults sit around a table in a classroom
May 31, 2017
ECA Launches Cultural Heritage Preservation Online Distance-learning Course in Afghanistan
November 30, 2016
Signing a Memorandum of Understanding With Foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukry
November 29, 2016
Secretary Kerry Signs Cultural Property Protection Agreement With Egypt
Construction working repairing an ancient structure
October 18, 2016
ECA Recognized for Protecting Cultural Heritage
August 18, 2016
Delegation of Functions and Authorities Under the PPICPA

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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