Institute of Archaeology

Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum is open to the public

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 Hours

Winter Semester 21


Dever Research Library

Hours Closed 

Monday - Wednesday   Monday - Thursday
10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   Closed
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.   Closed
Saturday    Saturday & Sunday
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Closed 

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- Januray 9
MLK Holiday 2022 Januray 17
Spring Break 2022 March 4-13