Enhance your learning and get to know the collections of the Bell Museum through our tour opportunities including standard Bell Museum tours as well as special exhibit tours. Tours can be booked in advance.
The renowned diorama halls of the Bell Museum tell the story of Minnesota’s natural world. From moose to bald eagles to badgers to wolves - get a slice of life view of these animals in their natural habitat settings. Learn about these real Minnesota places then (early 1900s) and now. Study the technique and distinctive style of distinguished diorama artist, Francis Lee Jaques.
The diorama plus tour offers the same experience of our standard diorama tour, as well as the option to select one of the following:
• .5 hour tour of one of the current exhibits at the Bell
• .5 hour tour in the Touch & See Discovery Room
• .5 hour addition to regular tour, allowing further presentation on the history of natural history museum exhibitions and dioramas.
Tours are led by University of Minnesota students. Tour Size: maximum of 20 For a special Bell Museum Curator-led tour there is an additional charge of $60.
1 Hour Tour: $4.25/person
1.5 Hour tour: $4.75/person
Minimum total cost based on 15-person tour, but the number of tour attendees may be less than 15.
To make reservations for a tour or for further information, please call (612) 626-9660 or email: email@example.com. The reservation desk is open Tuesday through Friday between 9 a.m. - 4:30p.m.