CRIA has four laboratories that support ongoing research, store and process information and specimens gathered by the researchers, host training activities, and promote the dissemination of research results among the academic community, the civil society and the social groups that participated in the investigations.

Each of the laboratories was created to satisfy the specific needs of particular fields of research. They now offer facilities, equipment and training in: audiovisual culture, archives and photography, human osteology and biological anthropology.