Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Museum Expansion - what do you think?

Now that we've celebrated our 30th anniversary, we are ready to expand!

We want to hear from you!!!

Please comment and leave your feedback and suggestions.

8 comments:

biggins said...

I think it sounds like a wonderful idea. The more Bean museum there is, the better.

Nate Bean said...

I've always loved the models (fox hole, beaver dam, iceberg, etc.) as they are always interesting and teach so much more than a basic written description.

Also, I'd like to see more interactive exhibits that teach, a fun to use, and get people more interested in learning.

Anonymous said...

Live milk snakes hidden throughout the museum. Maybe in cars, placed throughout the museum....

Anonymous said...

I would just love to see an expansion to the Monte L. Bean Museum!I'm actually a related to Monte L. Bean because he is my great, great, great uncle on my mom's side(I'm only 11).I love going to the museum whenever i go to Utah and I would love it if something were added.

Anonymous said...

Absolutely. I'm 34 years old and have been coming to the Bean for as long as I can remember. I would love to see so much more that the University owns. It think it would be great if each wing represented a different continent. I believe expanding the Bean would increase it's popularity and make it one of the great life science museums in the nation. All this would attract more interest in the nature, the university and encourage more donors to contribute to an already great museum.

Kay Schenck said...

I think it would be great to expand the museum to potentially bring more traveling exhibits to the museum or to be able to do more changing exhibits. To keep the Museum fresh and exciting.

Additionally while it may be difficult it would be wonderful to have a Raptor or other animal rehabilitation center where students could learn about the care of raptors and the public could learn about these beautiful animals.

Anonymous said...

I work at Kids on the Move Early Head Start we just took a field trip to the museum and we had a great time. We would love to see more at the museum. I think some Aquariums with live fish would be great.

Mark Forsyth said...

Expanding the Monte L. Bean Museum is necessary and wonderful, a way to create space for more exhibits of every kind. More room will give places to feature new permanant and traveling exhibits as well as the expansion and refreshing of existing displays. We all love to see what is new. Adding more traveling exhibits is a great way to keep interest peaked. Lastly, more interactive exhibits and ways to bring the experience home with you would be awesome. Congratulations on the first 30 years. May there be many learning filled years ahead.