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Learn More About a New Bell Museum and Planetarium

What's Happening at the Bell

Call for Artists!

The Bell Museum's Resident Artist Research Project is now accepting applications for artists to be part of this unique residency, funded by The McKnight Foundation. [read more]

Museum Closed September 8-10

The Bell Museum will be closed to the public September 8-10 as our curatorial staff undertakes an effort to clean, document and assess our diorama collection.

BlueStar_smallerWe're a Blue Star Museum

The Bell Museum is part of a nationwide network of museums that offer free entrance to active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. [read more]

Learn More About the Bell Museum Dioramas 

The Bell Museum is well known for its internationally-renowned natural history dioramas. To learn more about their history and why dioramas will be a key part of the new Bell Museum facility, read our FAQs.


Moose_smallMeet a Minnesota Moose

The Moose at Gunflint Lake has always been a beloved diorama. New additions give visitors the chance to discover how heavy antlers are, guess mystery objects and learn about current research on declining species numbers.




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