Sneak Peak at the Redesigned Bean Museum at BYU

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The Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum will be opening its doors again to the public on June 7, 2014. Admission is free to June 7th’s re-opening celebration and the open house festivities will include live animal shows, highlights of the museum’s research collections, hands-on activities for children and the chance to view the museum’s 25 new exhibits and displays. This open house will run from 10 am – 5 pm at 645 East 1430 North, Provo at the BYU Campus.

The new exhibits include Our Living Planet, Life on Top:  Apex Predators, Boyd K. Packer Gallery, Fred & Sue Morris Bird Gallery, Protect Your Planet, Whooo Lives Here?, and Life Submerged:  Marine and Freshwater.

Although the opening day will have some great family activities, you may also visit Monday-Friday from 10 am – 9 pm or Saturday 10 am – 5 pm.  Public Live Animal Shows are Mondays (6:30 pm, 7:30 pm), Tuesdays-Fridays (7:30 pm), and Saturdays (1:00 pm, 3:00 pm).  For more information about the Bean Museum, visit mlbean.byu.edu.

Here is a sneak peak at the renovated and expanded Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum.  All photos are property of Utah Valley Moms.  Any reproduction of these photos requires written permission and a link to Utah Valley Moms.

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The new entrance is on the East side.
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The new exhibits are set up to show animals how they would be in the wild.

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Entrance.
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New children’s area – unfinished for now but will be finished soon.

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  1. this is so exciting! i have loved the bean museum in the past. we moved to eagle mnt and it’s been years since i visited. i’m excited to go with my 4 and 2 year olds!

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