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Treasures of the Bible: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Beyond
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The Treasures of the Bible: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Beyond exhibition has been extended through the month of August, and will be open Friday–Sunday in the Darling Library on APU’s West Campus. Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended.

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Exhibition Days/Hours

August 1–29
Friday–Saturday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Please note that the latest entrance time available on these days is 7:15 p.m.

Sunday: 12–6 p.m.
Please note that the latest entrance time available is 5:15 p.m.

Please refer to the online ticket calendar to ensure that the exhibition is open on the day you wish to attend.


Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults $18/person
Seniors (age 55 and up) $12/person
APU Faculty/Staff $12/person
APU Alumni $12/person
Military Personnel $12/person
Groups (15 or more) $12/person
Students $8/person
Children (12 and under) $5/person

The easiest way to purchase tickets for a specific time slot is online. You may also purchase in person or by phone through the Felix Event Center ticket office by calling (626) 815-5494. While tickets may also be purchased at the entrance, availability is not guaranteed.

The exhibition tickets are offered at hour intervals. Guests should arrive at the entrance at the time listed on their tickets, considered the “queuing time.” Entrance to the exhibition will occur within 15 minutes of this time.

Exhibition Passes Now Available

For $30—less than the amount of two general-admission tickets—you gain unlimited visits and access to the Treasures of the Bible: The Dead Sea Scrolls and Beyond exhibition. One visit may simply not be enough to appreciate the full complement of artifacts.

Just bring your I.D. and original ticket voucher, which will be credited toward your exhibition pass, to the Event Center ticket office. All you pay is the difference. It’s that simple!

Things to Know Before Arriving

  • Parking for the exhibition is available in the West Campus Parking Lot.
  • No food or drinks are allowed in the gallery.
  • Guests may take pictures in the gallery, provided that the camera flash is not used. Video is not permitted.
  • There are no restrooms in the gallery.
  • The exhibition is wheelchair-accessible.
  • A memorabilia store will be available at the end of the exhibition, offering a book about the artifacts on display, related books and sources, and more.

Places to Eat

A number of dining options—both on and off campus—are available to guests visiting the exhibition.

On Campus Eateries:

Heritage Court

APU’s Heritage Court features three options for hungry patrons: Hillside Grounds Coffeehouse, Canyon Grill and Deli, and APU’s Quikimart.

  • Hillside Grounds Coffeehouse features Equal Exchange coffee and specialty espresso drinks, as well as assorted teas and fresh muffins, brownies, and cookies. Its juice bar serves freshly squeezed orange juice and fruit smoothies, complete with supplemental vitamin boosts, as well as a full ice cream selection for that perfect sundae.
  • Canyon Grill and Deli offers grilled burgers, hot vegetarian sandwiches, and made-to-order deli creations. Personal-sized pizzas are also available, as well as a hot “special of the day.”
  • APU’S Quikimart features a variety of snack items and prepackaged salads and sandwiches, as well as a fresh soup and salad bar.

Local Off-Campus Eateries

Canyon City Barbeque
347 N. San Gabriel Ave., Azusa, CA 91702
(626) 815-4227

Canyon City’s slow-cooked, hand-carved specially seasoned meat and sweet and hot sauce has made this restaurant a popular local eatery.

Citrus Crossings
Citrus Avenue and Foothill Boulevard

Newly renovated, the Citrus Crossings shopping center—located across the street from APU’s East Campus—offers a variety of small eateries: Panda Express, Rolling Rice, Chipotle, Athenian Grill and BBQ, KFC, Burger King, Taco Bell, Jamba Juice, Pinkberry, and Kelly’s Coffee and Fudge.

Il Forno
619 N. Azusa Ave., Azusa, CA 91702
(626) 804-7777

Offering traditional Italian pasta dishes, a salad bar, calzones, and thin-crust wood-fired pizzas, Il Forno is located in downtown Azusa, less than a mile away from APU. Patrons dine inside or on the patio.

La Tolteca
429 N. Azusa Ave., Azusa, CA 91702
(626) 334-0302

Started in 1948 as a corn tortilla factory, La Tolteca Mexican Foods now offers fresh, traditional dishes. All of the menu items are prepared daily and served in generous portions.

Max’s Mexican Cuisine
635 N. Azusa Ave., Azusa, CA 91702
(626) 334-9695

A family-owned restaurant located in downtown Azusa, Max’s Mexican Cuisine offers traditional dishes, dinner specials, hearty soups, appetizers, and desserts.