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Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum

Closes in 6 min: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Great Winter Activity for Kids

The Bean Life Science Museum is one of my favorite free indoor activities. The kids have gone many... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Provo, Utah
Fun place to visit

Been coming here for years . Neat place to see things most people may never see in person highly... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Joe C
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

The Bean Life Science Museum is one of my favorite free indoor activities. The kids have gone many time and always enjoy it. We have gone when they offer activities and when we have just wanted something to do indoors.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for years . Neat place to see things most people may never see in person highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Joe C
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I took my son to visit this museum while my daughter was attending freshman orientation at UVU. It's a great museum, and the displays are all really well done. No tickets to buy, just a super reasonable suggested donation. Free parking available. Several very kid...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Reina H
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This was a great afternoon excursion, spent the time with our grandson and enjoyed watching his fascination with all the different animals.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Very cool place for mature kids to learn about animal life and survival tactics. My young granddaughter was a bit nerved out however, age 3. Very impressive display and artistry.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cgayle W
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Even before the expansion, the Monte L. Bean Museum was a great place to take kids to learn about the natural world. Since the renovation, the museum has only improved, with cleaner, more open spaces, very instructional exhibits, a small play area for young children,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Stan J
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This is a fun life science museum with many animal displays and events for families to come and learn about the animals. We had kids ages 5-12 enjoy the worksheets looking for items throughout the museum, and the kids area with a slide as a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Really wasn’t expecting much for a free museum, but was very surprised at the quality and entertainment value this had for the kids. They loved the live animal show we did and they were able to pet a snake and loved it. The shows are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GasEngineer
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I was dropping my kids off at EFY and noticed the museum, so my 9 year old and I decided to check it out. It is great! And It is FREE! We wondered around for about an hour, then we went to the basement for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This place is a great way to see things you might never get to see in real life. You can see how big some of these animals really are and get up close and personal without fear of being eaten :) My kids loved the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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