The Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources (BUAR) is the sole trustee of the Commonwealth's underwater heritage, promoting and protecting the public's interests in these resources for recreational, economic, environmental, and historical purposes. BUAR encourages the discovery and reporting, as well as the preservation and protection, of underwater archaeological resources located in the inland and coastal waters of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Educational resources available through BUAR include:

  • A library/resource center
  • School visits
  • Speakers
  • Volunteer information

To schedule an educational program, contact the Board at:


Phone: (617) 626-1141

Victor Mastone, Director
Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources
251 Causeway Street, Suite 800
Boston, MA 02114