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Location

The Bell Museum of Natural History
10 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

The Bell Museum is located on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota at the southwest corner of 17th Avenue (Church Street) and University Avenue S.E. with easy access from either I-35W or I-94. Check the map! Also, our research collections and academic curators are housed in various locations on the University's campus in St. Paul.

The Bell Museum is accessible for our visitors with disabilities. A fully accessible, single-stall, gender neutral restroom is located on the first floor near the museum lobby.  The restroom is equipped with a lift table. To request other disability accommodations, ASL interpretation for a presentation, or information in an alternative format, please call (612) 626-1897.


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Hours

HOLIDAY HOURS
The Bell Museum is closed on the following holidays:


Admission

Unlimited free admission with membership.

 


Getting to the Bell Museum


Sporting Events Traffic Advisory: During University of Minnesota and Minnesota Vikings football games the East Bank campus experiences increased traffic. Please consult a schedule and plan accordingly—give yourself ample travel time and be aware of parking options.

By Car

The Bell Museum is located on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota at the southwest corner of 17th Avenue (Church Street) and University Avenue S.E. with easy access from either I-35W or I-94. Check this map to determine your best driving route.

Parking

Ample parking is available just one block or less from the museum at the 4th Street Ramp or Church Street Garage (click here for a map of hourly parking facilities on the Minneapolis East Bank campus).

More Information:

By Bus

Numerous bus routes from all over the Twin Cities will bring you to the Bell! For the most up-to-date information on bus routes and to find the perfect route for you, please visit www.metrotransit.org.
 



Contact The Bell Museum of Natural History

By phone: (612) 626-9660
By email: info@bellmuseum.org


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