The Research Center has dormitory rooms for men and women, with six beds in each, DSL/Wi-Fi connections, mosquito nets and lockable storage under the beds. There are separate bathrooms with showers and the living facilities are designed to be simple but clean and comfortable and energy efficient. There is a communal kitchen and dining area, also suitable for classroom lectures, films and instruction.
The Director's two-bedroom apartment is furnished, with a large kitchen, bath, washing machine and salon and library. The second bedroom has a large L-shaped desk and and bookshelf and is equipped to be used as the primary Office of the facility.
There is a large dry lab area for archaeological research, conservation and instruction, along with a photography room set up for the registration of objects. Work stations have electricity and computer hook-up. There is also a separate lockable room for the conservation treatment of small marine objects. There are two rough work areas, general storage areas, and an outside securely enclosed patio.
Security is provided, in addition to electronics and the outside guard service, by storing the artifacts in a locked room with solid reinforced concrete walls, a locked solid steel door, with metal racks having numbered locations to match each item. The room is humidity-controlled. Entrance to this secure storage room is tightly restricted by the Director, who is responsible for the inventory of objects.