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Members at the Bell Museum receive exceptional benefits and support the museum's mission. Join or renew your membership today to receive a full year of benefits!

Levels of Membership

All membership fees are considered donations and are therefore tax deductible.

*Discounts: Seniors (65+), Students, current University of Minnesota Alumni Association members, current Minnesota Landscape Arboretum members, and current Science Museum of Minnesota members may take a $5 discount off of the Individual or Household membership levels. One discount per membership; cannot be combined with other discounts.

Join or Renew Your Membership Today!

Benefits afforded to ALL members:

Additional Benefits Based on Membership Category

Individual membership - $30*

Household membership - $45*

Sponsor membership - $100

Patron membership - $250

Director's Circle membership - $1,000 +

How to Join or Renew Your Membership:

Join or renew your membership by making a gift to the "Bell Museum Membership Fund." Membership fees are a tax deductible donation and are processed by the University of Minnesota Foundation. You will receive a receipt from the Foundation, followed by your membership cards from the Bell Museum.


Become a member by making a gift online in the amount of the membership level that is right for you. Your online gift can be made by credit card or checking account information and is securely processed through the University of Minnesota Foundation.

If you are purchasing a gift membership, please check the "Make this Gift in Honor" and "Send a Gift Notification Card" boxes and enter the recipient's information.

Via Mail

Download this membership form, enclose payment and send it to:

University of Minnesota Foundation
P.O. Box 860266
Minneapolis, MN 55486-0266

Thank you for your commitment and generosity in supporting the Bell Museum's mission to discover, document and understand nature and promote informed stewardship of our world. Member support contributes to our collections, exhibits, programs, and educational outreach.


Learn more about donating to the Bell Museum. To contact the Bell Museum Membership office, email or call (612) 624-0089.