Cosmic treats to ring in the new year: Venus, Jupiter, and Mars will be visible all month & a Super Moon total lunar eclipse on January 20… This and more in the latest astro-news!
Welcome to the new Bell Museum
We are Minnesota’s official natural history museum and planetarium. Our brand new home on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus features a digital planetarium, high-tech exhibits, our famous wildlife dioramas, outdoor learning experiences and more.
Explore the far reaches of the universe in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium, see a glimpse of the diversity of life on Earth and throughout Minnesota, travel back in time to meet a woolly mammoth, and learn about University of Minnesota researchers imagining a better future.
Plan your visit
Saturday 01/19/2019Space Fest: Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
We are cleared for launch! Join us to kickoff a yearlong celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon…
Sunday 01/20/2019Space Fest: Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for day two of Space Fest: Cleared for Launch, our kickoff a yearlong celebration of the 50th Anniversary…
Sunday 01/20/2019Solar Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ruth and John Huss Observation Deck, Bell Museum Free with Gallery Admission Telescopes aren’t just for night observing. Bell Astronomy…