Hours & Admissions
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Museum Gallery Admission
Adult — $12
Senior (65+) — $10
Youth (3–21, 0–2 yrs free) — $9
UMN student (with student ID) — Free: Please call for tickets
Bell Museum members get FREE gallery admission every day
Adult — $8
Senior (65+) — $7
Youth (3–21, 0–2 years free*) — $6
UMN student (with student ID) — $4 (cannot be purchased online)
Bell Museum members get 50 percent off planetarium tickets every day
Combo—Museum & Planetarium
Adult — $17
Senior (65+) — $14
Youth (3–21, 0–2 years free*) — $12
*Children 2 and under may share a seat with an adult guardian in the planetarium. If an additional seat is needed, purchase them a youth ticket. Guests 12 and under require adult supervision during their visit/planetarium show.
On duty Personal Care Assistants receive free admission every day. Please call 612-626-9660 to arrange a PCA planetarium ticket in advance.
Reduced Price Admissions
We offer reduced prices for qualifying guests, as well as waived admission for Indigenous peoples. Get more information.
We strive to make our facility and events accessible to everyone, and we are committed to serving all Minnesotans.
For more on physical amenities, audio/visual and translation services, a museum audio tour, and sensory-friendly resources visit the Accessibility page.
The Bell Museum will be closed on select holidays, including Memorial Day, July Fourth, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, and New Year’s Day.
Members are a Big Deal!
Member support makes a huge difference in our efforts to ignite curiosity and wonder for all ages. Our members enjoy 12 months of free museum admission, exclusive programs, and savings throughout the year.
Already a member? Learn how to log in to your member account here.