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Live animal shows

Our popular live animal shows are designed for specific grades in connection with the Utah Science State Core Curriculum. Shows can be either in house at the Bean Museum or as an outreach. Free public shows are held in the museum Monday-Friday at 7:30 PM with an additional show at 6:30 PM on Monday, and Saturday at 1PM and 3PM. Shows typically last 30 to 45 minutes.

We also hold free public shows on weekdays at 1PM and 3PM during the months of June, July, and August.

Free Weekly In-House Shows

Monday: Vertebrate Variety at 6:30 PM and Adaptations at 7:30 PM
Tuesday: Adpatations at 7:30 PM
Wednesday: Utah's Diversity at 7:30 PM
Thursday: Classification at 7:30 PM
Friday: Adaptations at 7:30 PM
Saturday: Vertebrate Variety at 1 PM & 3 PM. 

Scheduled Shows

Private shows may also be scheduled to be held in the museum for free. For a small fee, an outreach show maybe be scheduled and a staff member from the museum will travel to you and present one of the museum's eight live animal shows. Anyone, regardless of age, may request any of the shows found here:

List of Available Shows