Enjoy one last classic experience at Minnesota’s official natural history museum before we close our Minneapolis location on December 31, 2016.
Tour our famous wildlife dioramas, visit the Touch & See Discovery Room for hands-on learning, and cruise through the cosmos in the ExploraDome theater. Our memorable learning experiences are appropriate for grades PreK-12, and led by Bell Museum Intrepretive Guides—experienced University of Minnesota students with enthusiasm for science. Ask us about adapting curriculum for other grades.
Two free adult admissions for every 10 students, additional adults are $5 each.
One Hour Experiences
$5.25/student | Max: 80
Explore the diorama halls and participate in live animal programs in the Touch & See Discovery Room.
Animal Adaptations Lab
$5/student | Max: 70
Discover how changes in structure, function, and behavior of animals help them survive and thrive. See what makes top predators, swimmers, fliers, and more!
Astronomy Adventure Lab
$5/student | Max: 35
Spend 30 minutes in the ExploraDome theater, and 30 minutes in hands-on activities. Onsite only, cannot be added to the Discovery + ExploraDome, or an ExploraDome Rental experience.
$4.50/student | Max: 75
See the museum at your own pace.
$5.50/student | Max: 15
Immerse your group in a private 45 minute planetarium program followed by a 15 minute Q&A with our educator.
Touch & See Discovery Room
+$.50/student | 30 minutes
+$1.00/student | 30 minutes
+$15.00/Group of 85 | 30 minutes
Astronomy Adventure or Animal
Extra Museum Time, Unguided
+3.50/student | 60 minutes
Activity choices may be limited by the size of your group, call 612-626-9660 for details.
Special Event: Galaxy Ride
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
9:00am - 3:30pm
Educators and astronomers from the Adler Planetarium (Chicago, IL) will join the Bell for a day of astronomy investigations and hands-on activities! Book today to reserve a spot for your class. Space is limited.