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.

Mapping Change

Help us use over a century's worth of specimens to map the distribution of animals, plants, and fungi. Your data will let us know where species have been and predict where they may end up in the future! A Bell Museum citizen science project supported by the Zooniverse.

Visit z.umn.edu/mapchange to get started.

New Museum Update