• Curious Minds Welcome


    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.
  • A Natural Progression

    Published07/09/2018 , By Susan Maas

    Growing up with Walter Breckenridge was an immersion in the natural world. Breck, as he was known, was a naturalist, conservationist, artist, filmmaker, and longtime director of the Bell Museum, which included being co-creator of many of our renowned dioramas.