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Explore habitat dioramas of Minnesota mammals and birds, and visit the Touch and See Discovery Room for a hands-on, up close look at reptiles, amphibians and all types of changing invertebrates! Tours are led by experienced University of Minnesota students with an enthusiasm for science.

Group Size:
Minimum 15 students, maximum 90 unless otherwise noted.
Ratio of one adult (admitted free) for every 10 students, additional adults $5 each.


Discovery Tour

Cost: $5.25 per student     Length: 1 hour     Grades: PreK-12
Explore the museum's habitat dioramas and participate in a live animal program in the Touch and See Discovery Room.

Discovery Tour Plus

Cost: $5.75 per student     Length: 1.5 hours     Grades: PreK-12
Combines the Discovery Tour with an extra half-hour in the Touch and See Discovery Room.

ExploraDome + Discovery Tour

Cost: $7.25 per student     Length: 1.5 hours     Grades: PreK-12     Group Size: Maximum 60
Combines the Discovery Tour with a half hour grade-appropriate ExploraDome planetarium show.

Self-guided Exploration

Cost: $4.50 per student     Length: 1 hour     Grades: PreK-12     Group Size: Maximum 75
Explore the mammal and bird diorama halls, Touch and See Discovery Room and special exhibit gallery at your own pace.

 



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To make a reservation for a tour or for further information, please call (612) 626-9660 or email belladm@umn.edu. The Reservation Desk is open Tuesday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. To be added to the Bell Museum's Education Program mailing list, please contact bellmuseum@gmail.com.