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PassengerPigeon_webpicCommemorating the Passenger Pigeon

This fall marked the 100-year anniversary of the passing of the last passenger pigeon. Mark the milestone by visiting our diorama to see one of the few existing nests, read the latest research on the extinction from our curator Bob Zink, or watch an excerpt from Minnesota: History of the Land.


Learn More About the Bell Museum Dioramas 

The Bell Museum is well known for its internationally-renowned natural history dioramas. To learn more about their history and why dioramas will be a key part of the new Bell Museum facility, read our FAQs.


Moose_smallMeet a Minnesota Moose

The Moose at Gunflint Lake has always been a beloved diorama. New additions give visitors the chance to discover how heavy antlers are, guess mystery objects and learn about current research on declining species numbers.




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