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A set of printable activities you can do at home or use to enhance your experience at the museum. You can also find instructions on how to earn a special special Bean Museum scout patch.


The museum offers a wide range of free and paid in-house programs, tours, and experiences for all ages. You can also find info here on our field experiences and summer programs.

Audio Tour

These audio recordings can be used to enhance your visit to the museum with interesting facts about the animals on display.

Exhibit Videos

Use these videos to get a closer look at the animals and exhibits before, during, or after your visit to the museum.

Tanner Lecture Series

Recordings of guest presentations as part of the Tanner Lecture Series, exploring a range of topics related to the environment, biology, conservation, and the natural world.

Teacher Helps

Check out a bio-box or a specimen from our education collection here, or download our teacher's guide.

Identify Me

Identify Me is a tool created by the Bean Museum that allows visitors to test their ability to correctly classify specimens based on their features.

Education Programs Videos

These videos represent some of the education programs offered at the Bean Life Science Museum.