Current resident artist Minneapolis Art on Wheels (MAW) Collective is now in residence and ready to meet, interact and work with you! [read more]
It's a big night in a small museum! Celebrate the debut of a new work by resident artists the Minneapolis Art on Wheels Collective, enjoy live music, a mini Café Scientifique, food, drink and more! [reserve tickets]
Dr. Emilie Snell-Rood is the scientist behind recent ground-breaking research on animal brain evolution. Playing a key role in her work—specimens from the Bell Museum's scientific collections. [read more]
Get the programs guide with the latest information on Bell Museum field trips, classroom programs, ExploraDome adventures and educator resources.
On March 1, 1872 the Minnesota legislature approved "An Act to provide for a geological and natural history survey of the state..." and in turn, that "natural history and geological specimens be prepared, and a museum to be established at the university." The Bell Museum of Natural History was born!
Today, the Bell still serves as the cradle of innovation for science and culture at the University of Minnesota.