Museum at sunrise
Important update: In compliance with the state of Minnesota’s COVID-19 restrictions and to protect visitor and staff health and wellbeing, the Bell Museum is temporarily closed.
  • Curiosity Shop
    Something for Everyone!

    Find just the right gift among our uniquely curated collections of products for the science geek, nature nut, and space case in your life. We currently offer phone sales and curbside pickup, as well as virtual shopping appointments! For a super fun and easy gift, check out our themed gift boxes.

  • 🎁 Gift Membership
    Unwrap Wonder

    Gift memberships bring the astounding natural resources of Minnesota and the cosmos to your fingertips! Members enjoy a year of access to free unlimited access to the museum galleries, discounted planetarium tickets, digital membership cards, exclusive member programs, and more.

  • Museum Without Boundaries
    Support the Bell

    Today more than ever before the Bell is a Museum Without Boundaries, sharing virtual experiences, activities, and ways to dive deeper into the world around you, whether you’re exploring online, from your window, out in nature, or looking up at the stars.

Statewide Star Party Recap

When you look up at the night sky, do you ever wonder how different it would look under really dark skies? Enjoy virtual content from our second annual statewide star party!

Read more on our blog

We’re always adding new content. Read even more about astronomy, collections, natural history, and Bell news!