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  • Beavers at Lake Itasca

    Published03/28/2019 , By Andria Waclawski

    Learn more about the animals (and the people) behind the oldest of the large dioramas at the Bell Museum—now celebrating 100 years!
  • Minnesota Skies: April 2019

    Published03/27/2019 , By Parke Kunkle

    Find out what you can see this month: Mars, zodiacal constellations, Lyrids, and more!
  • Water Worlds

    Published03/22/2019 , By Gretchen Zampogna

    Congratulations to UMN students Camryn Schmidt and Putheawin Samphea! The pair presented an original planetarium show, Water on Other Worlds, for the museum’s Weather & Water After Hours event on March 20.
  • Stunning ‘Museum of the Moon’ landing in Minnesota May 21–June 9

    Published03/21/2019

    The Bell Museum will showcase “Museum of the Moon,” by UK artist Luke Jerram, from May 21–June 9, 2019.
  • Minnesota Skies: March 2019

    Published03/01/2019 , By Parke Kunkle

    A planetary showcase, the seven sisters, and a super moon: find out what you can see this month!
  • Conserving Audubon’s ‘Birds’

    Published , By Don Luce

    No single person better represents the integration of science, art, and nature than John James Audubon (1785-1851). Read more about the eccentric genius behind Birds of America and how you can see his work in person at the Bell—for a limited time!
  • Weather to Climate: Our Changing World

    Published02/01/2019

    Thunderstorms. Blizzards. Tornadoes. We don’t get to choose the weather, but we’re having an impact on it. Learn the difference between weather and climate and how they are connected in this special exhibit. On view February 2 – April 28.
  • Curious Minds Welcome

    Published01/30/2019

    Tracing the natural history of Minnesota from the cosmos to the current day, we are an inclusive space that strives to make curiosity commonplace among all visitors.
  • Space Fest Recap

    Published

    Thanks to the thousands who participated in our Year of Apollo kickoff, celebrating all things space at Space Fest, January 19-20!
  • Minnesota Skies: February 2019

    Published01/28/2019 , By Parke Kunkle

    How to view the Winter Circle, er Oval, and more in the latest astro-news!