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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 part of an outreach. Free public shows are held in-house Monday-Friday at 7:30 PM with an additional show at 6:30 PM on Monday, and Saturday at 1 PM and 3 PM. Shows typically last 30 to 45 minutes.
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Discovery Drawing

Every 2nd Saturday at 2 PM in the education classrooms. Free to the general public.

Discovery Reading

Thursdays at 11am in the education classrooms. Free to the general public.
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Nature Experienceships

Spend time with an expert!

For ONLY $10, anyone age 12 and older (including adults) can sign up to learn about the living world around us. Don't miss this opportunity.

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Family Night

Twice a year we hold a Family Night with crafts, prizes, candy, and more!

Date Night

Date Nights are the perfect opportunity to bring that special someone to your favorite museum. Price is $20 per couple and dinner is included.
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Photography Show

The annual photography show features submissions from the best local photographers.
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Night at the Museums

The Bean Museum is a proud participant in BYU's annual Night at the Museums program, giving the community a chance to enjoy all five of BYU's campus museums in one night.

Tanner Lecture Series

The John Tanner Distinguished Lecture Series is a semi-annual event with presentations by top academics on subjects of wildlife, conservation, biology, natural diversity, and more.
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