Bell Museum 

The Bell Museum is located at 2088 Larpenteur Avenue West, St Paul, MN 55113, at the corner of Larpenteur and Cleveland near the St Paul Campus and MN State Fair grounds. We are directly across the street from Gibbs Farm.

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About

Minnesota’s official natural history museum, is now located on the Saint Paul campus of the University of Minnesota. Take amazing journeys from the far reaches of the cosmos to deep inside the human brain in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium. Explore the origins of the universe and the diversity of life on earth in our galleries, which include our world famous wildlife dioramas.

Engage all your senses in our Touch & See Lab with 10,000 year-old fossils, living plants and animals, and more. Wander outside on our green roof and observation deck, and explore the learning landscape of native plants, geology gardens, and solar station. And drop into the Solutions Studio, our summer pop-up workshop where you can let your creativity run wild.

Hours & Dates

Year-Round

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

Holiday Closures:
New Year’s Day (January 1)
Memorial Day
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas (December 25)

Rates

Admission discounts available for Bell members, youth (3-21), seniors (65+), UMN students, on duty Personal Care Assistants, active duty military and their families.

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