NAICS Code 712120 - Historical Sites

Industry Sector

Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

Total Companies


Est. Employment



This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the preservation and exhibition of sites, buildings, forts, or communities that describe events or persons of particular historical interest. Archeological sites, battlefields, historical ships, and pioneer villages are included in this industry.


NAICS Code 712120 - Historical Sites is a final level code of the “Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation” Sector. There are 4,989 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 10,704 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 712120 - Historical Sites are:

  • Archeological sites (i.e., public display)
  • Battlefields
  • Heritage villages
  • Historical forts
  • Historical ships
  • Historical sites
  • Pioneer villages