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The Museum offers live animal shows in the following formats:

  • In-house

  • Outreach

  • Webcast (Skype)

  • FHE (Family Home Evening)

In-house shows and webcasts are offered free of charge. Outreach programs are available for a small fee (see details below).

All shows are 30 to 45 minutes long.

ALL of our shows include 3 live animals.

 

 

In-House Shows

The Bean Museum offers free public live animal shows throughout the week! These shows are scheduled every evening at 7:30 PM with an additional show on Mondays at 6:30 PM. Saturday shows are at 1PM and 3PM. We also hold free public shows at 1PM and 3PM on weekdays in the months of June, July, and August. If you would like to schedule a free, private live animal show, please read the following and schedule your show using the link provided.

Shows start 15 minutes after the hour and may be scheduled from 10:15 AM until 6:15 PM Monday - Friday. Saturday shows start 15 minutes after the hour and may be scheduled from 10:15 AM until 4:15 PM, except during the public show hours which are 1PM and 3PM.

To schedule a live animal show for your group at the museum, click on the link below and select the date and time for your live animal show. Fill out the form as completely as possible. We can accommodate small groups and groups as large as 200. In-house shows must be requested at least ONE WEEK in advance and cannot be scheduled more than 4 months in advance.

IN-HOUSE SHOWS MUST BE SCHEDULED AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE

Schedule an in-house show

Outreach Shows

For a small fee, we will bring one of our live animal shows to you.

Outreach shows cost $55. There will be an additional $20 distance fee for every 20 miles (beyond the first 20 miles) required to travel to your location. Additional outreach shows scheduled back to back (within 30 minutes) for the same day at the same location are $20 each.

To schedule an outreach live animal show, click on the link below and select the date and time for show. Outreach shows must be requested at least two weeks in advance and cannot be scheduled more than 4 months in advance. A credit card will be required to secure your live animal show but you will not be charged until after the outreach has occurred.

OUTREACH SHOWS MUST BE REQUESTED AT LEAST TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE. 

Schedule an Outreach Show

Webcast Shows

All webcast shows are free of charge. These shows are broadcast to your home or classroom using Skype.

WEBCAST SHOWS MUST BE SCHEDULED ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.

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FHE (Family Home Evening) Shows

The Bean Museum hosts two live animal FHE shows at the museum every Monday night at 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM. These are free and open to the public. Come and bring all your friends and family!

We can also bring our live animal shows to you! FHE outreaches are only for groups located in Provo city and are held at 7:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday nights. These outreaches are also free. There must be at least 15 people at your outreach, and no more then 100. FHE outreaches are reserved on a first come, first served basis. There are no exceptions to these requirements.

We offer one FHE outreach appointment each Monday night.

Schedule an FHE Show