New museum + planetarium

Construction is well underway on our new state-of-the-art facility on the St. Paul campus. Learn more about the project and see how you can be part of the story.

Get connected

There are many ways that you can become a part of the Bell Museum. Join our growing community of science, art, nature, and space enthusiasts today!

Support the Bell

Every gift makes an impact! Help us write history and bring exciting new features to the community through a world-class museum.

Upcoming Events

10th Annual Minnehaha Creek Cleanup
July 24

Join us at Lake Hiawatha Park and help collect 4 tons of trash from around Minnehaha Creek and area lakes. Volunteers receive a t-shirt, water bottle, and free barbecue lunch from Leinenkugel's. Learn more & RSVP by July 22!

2016 Pollinator Party
July 28

This free event brings together bees, scientists, beekeepers, food, and live music. It's a great opportunity for people of all ages to celebrate the life and work of honey bees and native bees.

Be part of the story.

Blue Star Museum

We are proud to offer free admission to active-duty military and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.