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Bell Museum Grand Opening


  • Bell Museum 2088 Larpenteur Avenue West Falcon Heights, MN, 55108 United States (map)

Experience the new Bell Museum inside and out, with an epic opening day from 9am-9pm, and Sunday 10am-5pm. Be among the first visitors to the amazing Touch & See Lab and Collections Cove, sketch rare items from our educational collection, build your own mini diorama to take home, and find your inner scientist with fascinating demos and hands on activities throughout the building. There will be a variety of free experiences in the outdoor Learning Landscape between 9 am and 5 pm, including an interactive water rocket launching station and more.

Planetarium shows and seating is limited to 120, so buy your tickets ahead! Journey through space and time with the interactive planetarium program, No Limits!. Fly faster than the speed of light as we blast off from our home planet Earth to explore neighboring planets, our galaxy, and missions that are pushing the boundaries of what is known. Join in as we ask some of the big questions astronomy is trying to answer. This show will be include a live program in which our presenters take you on a tour of the night sky, with a guide to the planets, stars, and constellations you can see here in Minnesota.

Museum Gallery Admission

Adult:  $12.00
Senior (65+):  $10.00
Youth (Age 3 - 21):  $9.00
Youth (Age 0 - 2):   Free
UMN Student (with student ID):  Free

Bell Museum members get free gallery admission every day.

Note: On duty Personal Care Assistants receive free admission every day.

Earlier Event: June 23
Family Campout @ Minnesota Zoo