Bell Museum of Natural History

Bell Museum of Natural History

The Bell Museum is located at the corner of University Ave. & 17th Ave. SE in Minneapolis, on the University of Minnesota campus.

Museum Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun. noon-5 p.m.

Members & U-Students / Faculty / Staff: free
Adults: $8
Seniors (62 & older): $7
Youths age 3-17, non U-students: $5
Children under 3: free
Free admission for all visitors on Sundays

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats
From the website: Gain a global perspective on food through the spectacular photos and thought-provoking commentary from the award-winning team of Peter Menzel and Faith D'Alusio.

Visit with ten families from around the world and see the food they eat. Discover surprising similarities and differences in how each family produces, shops for, and prepares their meals. The exhibition takes visitors on a food tour from the U.S. to China, Mexico to Mali, and Greenland to India. Which foods seem to show up on everyone's table, and which ones differ from family to family? View a variety of markets, family meals, and agricultural practices from around the world. In hands-on activities, learn about the foods you like by shopping from our market, track the sources of those foods from around the world, and take a closer look at their ingredients.

You'll never look at your dinner table in the same way...

Touch and See Discovery Room
This exhibit is ongoing with no current end date.
From the website: imagine a place where you can find the answers to all your questions about the natural world. Investigate wondrous objects, from a 10,000-year-old wooly mammoth tusk to a life-sized kodiak bear, from an elephant skull to a living, moving snake. The Touch and See Discovery Room has it all - come explore for yourself!