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After Hours: Soundwaves

Wednesday | November 20, 2019 | 5:00 pm8:30 pm

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Activities free with gallery admission. Planetarium ticket fees apply.

Enjoy an evening at the museum! Curate your night from a host of activities, including sketching in the galleries, art-making activities, a show in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium, and stargazing on the Ruth and John Huss Observation Deck (weather permitting).

Sketching theme: Draw from a collection of critters that are known for making sounds like frogs, birds and cicadas.

Hands-on activity: Play with toys that focus on sounds and waves in one of our classrooms.

Diorama Tours

Tours begin in Horizon Hall at 6:15 and 7:15 pm.

Dive deep into the dioramas with Daniel Stanton, interim curator of lichens and bryophytes. Learn about how our native plants defend themselves against predators, amazing adaptations, and Minnesota’s biodiversity—and threats to it.


6 & 7 pm: Sounds From Space

Click here for tickets and availability.

Advance tickets for planetarium shows are available up to three weeks ahead of time via the link above. If you are a current Bell member, please log in first, to receive your discounted tickets.


Wednesday | November 20, 2019
5:00 pm–8:30 pm
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Bell Museum
2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

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