Institute of Archaeology

             Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum is now closed for Fall Break.                                      We will reopen on October 19th.

Our hours and break schedule are listed below.

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.





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Lynn H. Wood Museum is closed


Dever Research Library is closed

Monday    Monday - Thursday
Closed   9:00 a.m. - 12:00
    1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday    
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.    
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    
Friday   Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Saturday    Saturday & Sunday
Starting Sept. 4th   Closed 
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.    

The Museum and Library are both closed during summer months (May - August) and Southern Adventist University breaks.

Southern Adventist University Breaks Dates are subject to change 
Summer 2021 May 1st - August 23rd 
Mid Semester Break 2021 October 14 - 17
Thanksgiving Break 2021 November 22-28
Christmas Break 2021 December 17- January 9
MLK Holiday 2022 January 17
Spring Break 2022 March 4-13