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Museum Info
: (612) 626-9660  |  |  10 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Parking is available in the 4th Street Ramp & Church Street Garage. Some metered parking is available on nearby streets.      

Special Events  

Countdown to Pluto

July 11, 11am - 2 pm
free with museum admission/membership

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flies by Pluto on July 14 after a 9 ½ year journey... and we're celebrating! Come to the Bell to learn about the New Horizons mission and the science behind Pluto's classification as a dwarf planet with speakers, planetarium presentations, and more fun surprises and activities.


free with museum admission/membership

Stanley Meltzoff: The Great Sporting Fish

May 30 — August 30, 2015
West Gallery

Experience the magic and mystery of large game fish through Stanley Meltzoff's pioneering art and real scientific specimens.

Impact: Birds in the Human-Built World

Now open
Jaques Gallery

View an evocative photography exhibit aiming to generate new awareness and knowledge of the presence of birds in our everyday lives.

Birds & DNA: Biodiversity and Mountain Islands

Lobby Gallery

Dive into the world of DNA and discover the mysteries of hidden biodiversity used to protect the birds of the Caucasus Mountains!  

ExploraDome Theater

Thursday - Friday 

2 pm  – Meet the Neighbors: Journey to the Planets
3 pm  –  Zoom! From Earth to the Edge of the Universe

Saturday - Sunday
1 pm  – Zoom! From Earth to the Edge of the Universe
2 pm  –  Meet the Neighbors: Journey to the Planets
3 pm  –  Zoom! From Earth to the Edge of the Universe

ExploraDome Theater tickets are available online or by phone (612) 624-2345.
Shows routinely sell out in advance. We highly recommend reserving your tickets online.
Purchase Tickets

Limited rush tickets may be available at the door starting two hours prior to the show time.