Institute of Archaeology

Institute of Archaeology

The Institute of Archaeology, under the auspices of the School of Religion, is an academic unit that coordinates the archaeological programs of Southern Adventist University through an undergraduate academic degree, the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum, the William G. Dever Research Library, and the Institute’s archaeological excavations and publications.


Academic Program

Faculty and Staff

Dever Research Library


Study Tours

Lecture Series

Educational Resources


About Us


History and Legacy



Get Involved

Become a Museum Docent


Museum Hours

Monday - Thursday:   9:00am - 12:00pm, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Friday:   9:00am - 12:00pm

Saturday - Sunday:   2:00pm - 5:00pm

After closing at 12 p.m. on Friday, April 28th, the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum will be closed for the summer. While there are no regular summer hours for the museum, special openings and tours may be available by appointment. The museum will reopen in late August with regular hours.