Visitors looking at dioramas in our Minnesota Journeys exhibit

Legacy Giving

The Bell Museum is turning 150!

We are on a mission to ignite curiosity and inspire wonder, explore our connections to nature and the universe, and create a better future for our evolving world.

The Bell story is the story of us. We’re here to energize a community that embraces the transformative nature of science. Join us for our next 150 years of changing lives through research, education, and outreach.

Invest in the Bell. By making a planned gift to the Bell, you are helping us create a legacy of wonder, together.

Already made your plans? Share your intention of a future gift and provide an opportunity to experience the impact of planned gifts at the Bell Museum. Complete our Statement of future gift form today.

To learn more about making planned gift to the Bell Museum, or if you are unsure of how you would like your future gift used and want to discuss the most meaningful, please contact Hannah Baines at or 612.626.2673.

Resources for making a planned gift:

Wills and Living Trusts
Retirement Assets
Charitable Gift Annuities
IRA charitable rollover Gift calculator