Our area stretches across the estuary of the Mersey from the River Ribble in the north to the River Dee in the south. We work with local groups to explore fascinating archaeological remains, ranging from prehistoric footprints and submerged woodlands to evidence of the regions rich maritime history.

Low Tide Trails

Liverpool-A virtual look at the archaeology and history of Liverpool's Albert Dock.

New Brighton-A virtual tour of New Brighton's fascinating development.

Upcoming Events

CITiZAN archaeologists are hosting events up and down the country. Check out our upcoming events.

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Latest Blogs

Find out what the team, our partners and volunteers have been up to in your area in our blogs

CITiZAN improves your tool

We've improved the tool in your pocket... We're excited to announce an updated and improved version of the CITiZAN app is now available to download via your app store. Read abou...

  • By Oliver Hutchinson
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  • 31/10/2020

Sugar, cotton and tobacco - Liverpool's role in the trade in enslaved Africans

Liverpool sat at the centre of the trade in enslaved African's for more than a century. Ships built and financed in the city, crewed and captained by people born along the banks o...

  • By Andy Sherman
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  • 30/10/2020

Lloyd's Register HEC & CITiZAN - digital exhibition

An online exhibition looking at Lloyd's Register Foundation's HEC (Heritage Education Centre) & how it is helping CITiZAN's six Discovery Programmes research their heritage & archa...

  • By Lawrence Northall
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  • 26/10/2020

Our Resources

Take a look at this useful set of resources for intrepid foreshore explorers and surveyors.