A group of kids looks at wolves inside a diorama at the Bell Museum

Gallery Experience

Tour the Galleries

Minnesota Journeys

Length: 60 minutes
Content areas: Space Science, Life Science, Natural History, Earth Science, Nature of Science and Engineering, Astronomy, Physics, and Chemistry
Appropriate for all grade levels


The Bell’s gallery experience is designed to allow for self-directed learning and choice with content support from museum educators along the way!

Take your students on a journey through space and time in our Minnesota Journeys gallery. Your visit will be enhanced by our printed Discovery Journals: These standard-aligned and grade-specific materials are designed to support and shape your visit through our interactive and immersive galleries.

Dive into space exploration and the diversity of life, learning about topics like survival, family, and current University of Minnesota research. Check out the Touch & See Lab, where students can have the thrill of interacting with live animals and exploring the characteristics of living things and scientific specimens.

Request a visit

Bookings for 2022-2023 field trips are now open. Please reach out to bellgroups@umn.edu to request your booking.

Sponsor logos from: WEM Foundation, General Mills, 3M, and Manitou Fund