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The Bell springs back to life with an after-hours evening celebration filling the museum with a lively blend of music, DIY art-making, sneak previews in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium, refreshments, and more. Toast the new woolly mammoth with us and reach for the stars!Find out more »
Experience the Bell Museum inside and out, with an epic opening day from 9am-9pm.
Be among the first visitors to the amazing Touch & See Lab and Collections Cove, sketch rare items from our educational collection, build your own mini diorama to take home, and find your inner scientist with fascinating demos and hands on activities throughout the building. We will be premiering the Bell original planetarium production of Minnesota in the Cosmos in the Whitney and Elizabeth Planetarium. We’ll also have a variety of free experiences in the outdoor Learning Landscape between 9 am and 5 pm.Find out more »
Opening weekend continues with the opportunity on Sunday to meet some of the Bell Museum curators and more researchers and scientists throughout the building. Like Saturday, we will be continuing sketching programs, science demos and hands-on activities, and make your own diorama activities.Find out more »