BEGINNING IN THE FALL OF 2020, WE WILL BE UPDATING OUR SCHOOL PROGRAMS TO MATCH THE NEW UTAH STATE SCIENCE CORE CURRICULUM.
WE WILL NO LONGER BE INCLUDING LIVE ANIMALS IN THESE PROGRAMS (FALL 2020) BUT WILL STILL INCLUDE MUSEUM SPECIMENS FOR STUDENTS TO TOUCH.
Free Weekly Programs
Monday: Vertebrate Variety at 6:30 PM and Adaptations at 7:30 PM
Tuesday: Adaptations 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
We also hold free public programs on weekdays at 1PM and 3PM during the months of June, July, and August.
WHILE THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED, WE WILL NOT BE OFFERING SCHOOL PROGRAMS IN THIS FORMAT.
IN-HOUSE PROGRAMS MUST BE SCHEDULED AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.
Our school programs are 30-45 minutes and currently include up to 3 live animals. The Museum offers these programs in the following formats:
The Bean Museum offers free public programs throughout the week! These are scheduled every evening at 7:30 PM with an additional program on Mondays at 6:30 PM. Saturday programs are at 1PM and 3PM. We also hold free public programs at 1PM and 3PM on weekdays in the months of June, July, and August. If you would like to schedule a free, private education program, please read the following and schedule your program using the link provided.
Programs start 15 minutes after the hour and may be scheduled from 10:15 AM until 6:15 PM Monday - Friday. Saturday programs start 15 minutes after the hour and may be scheduled from 10:15 AM until 4:15 PM, except during the public programs which are 1PM and 3PM.
To schedule a school program for your group at the museum, click on the link below and select the date and time. Fill out the form as completely as possible. We can accommodate small groups and groups as large as 200. In-house programs must be requested at least ONE WEEK in advance and cannot be scheduled more than 4 months in advance.
OUTREACH PROGRAMS MUST BE REQUESTED AT LEAST TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE.
For a small fee, we will bring one of our school programs to you.
Outreach programs 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 programs scheduled back to back (within 30 minutes) for the same day at the same location are $20 each.
To schedule an outreach program, click on the link below and select the date and time. Outreach programs 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 reservation but you will not be charged until after the outreach has occurred.
The Bean Museum hosts two public programs 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 your friends and family!
See a description of each programs below: