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Cafe Scientifique

Cafés offer a unique atmosphere for adults to explore our world from distinct and surprising viewpoints—drawing connections between scientific research, culture, environment and everyday life. Download LIVE podcasts from past events.

Blue Star Museum

Calling all active duty military! Visit the Bell for free through the Blue Star Museums program—more than 2,000 museums nationwide offering free admission to active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2015.

For a full list of museums nationwide, visit

Best Museum 2015

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. 

Explore The Dioramas 


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