Evening sky with Milky Way over tree silhouettes

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  • Spring Curios

    Published05/01/2019 , By Andria Waclawski

    Explore a curated collection of unique gift specimens for the science geek, nature nut, and space case in your life. Members: Get 15% off in the Curiosity Shop every day!
  • ConGRADulations!

    Published04/30/2019

    We’re sending a mammoth-sized congratulations out to all of the student staff and scientific collections assistants graduating this year!
  • Minnesota Skies: May 2019

    Published , By Parke Kunkle & Thaddeus LaCoursiere

    Find out what you can see this month: Star hopping, Moon viewing, deep sky objects, and more!
  • 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.