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Event Update: Taxidermy Art, Thursday, Nov. 16

Taxidermy Art: A Rogue's Guide Discussion and Book Signing has been canceled and will be rescheduled. Our warmest congratulations go out to special guest for the evening, author Robert Marbury, who has been called back to Baltimore for the birth of his first child. We will keep you informed as the new date for the event is announced—thank you for your understanding.

PassengerPigeon_webpicCommemorating the Passenger Pigeon

September 1 marked the 100-year anniversary of the passing of the last passenger pigeon. Mark the milestone by visiting our diorama to see one of the few existing nests, read the latest research on the extinction from our curator Bob Zink, or watch an excerpt from Minnesota: History of the Land.


Learn More About the Bell Museum Dioramas 

The Bell Museum is well known for its internationally-renowned natural history dioramas. To learn more about their history and why dioramas will be a key part of the new Bell Museum facility, read our FAQs.


Moose_smallMeet a Minnesota Moose

The Moose at Gunflint Lake has always been a beloved diorama. New additions give visitors the chance to discover how heavy antlers are, guess mystery objects and learn about current research on declining species numbers.




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