Find out what you can see this month: Saturn, summer triangle, fall equinox, lunar highlights, and more.
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
Sensory Friendly Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
This monthly series provides a welcoming and accessible environment for individuals, families, and children who have sensory sensitivities. Experience our Minnesota Journey…
Guided Birding Walk 9:00 am - 11:00 am
FREE Bell Museum admission is not included Join the Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union on a guided bird walk! Meet at the main…
After Hours: Plants 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Activities free with gallery admission. Planetarium ticket fees apply. Enjoy an evening at the museum! Curate your night from a…