Grand Opening of new Bell Museum location in St. Paul! | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

Grand Opening of new Bell Museum location in St. Paul!

A weekend of MAMMOTH proportions! The Bell springs back to life with an epic weekend celebrating our grand reopening and new building. Join us to celebrate, explore, and marvel, from microorganisms to the woolly mammoth to the outer realms of the universe. The entire weekend will feature hands-on science, exciting experiences in the state of the art Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium, and artistic projects from nature sketching to make-your-own dioramas.

 


 

Welcome to the new Bell Museum. Get the full scoop on FridaySaturday, and Sunday opening events below!

Tickets now on sale!

Or call 612-626-9660 to purchase tickets over the phone during business hours, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm.

Friday party tickets, as well as advance gallery admission, planetarium tickets, and combo gallery-planetarium tickets for Saturday and Sunday are now on sale! We strongly encourage purchasing advance tickets. Get details on general admission.


Opening Night Celebration

Friday | July 13, 2018 , 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Members $32, General $40

Celebrate!

The Bell springs back to life with an after-hours evening celebration filling the museum with a lively blend of music featuring Ashley DuBose, DIY art-making, sneak previews in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium, refreshments, and more. Toast the new woolly mammoth with us and reach for the stars!


Saturday | July 14, 2018 , 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Experience the new Bell Museum inside and out, with an epic opening day from 9am-9pm.

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. We will be premiering the Bell original planetarium production of Minnesota in the Cosmos in the Whitney and Elizabeth Planetarium along with No Limits!, a journey through space and time, exploring some of the big questions that astronomy is trying to answer.

We’ll also have a variety of free experiences in the outdoor Learning Landscape between 9 am and 6 pm, including an interactive water rocket launching station and more.

Presales for both gallery admissions and planetarium show tickets are available, with an exclusive pre-sale period for Bell Members starting Tuesday, June 5 at 10am.  Non-members can purchase available tickets starting on Thursday, June 7 at 10am.

Standard gallery admission and planetarium ticket fees apply.
Outdoor activities are free of charge.


Grand Opening: Sunday

Sunday | July 15, 2018 , 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Opening weekend continues with the opportunity on Sunday to meet some of the Bell Museum curators and other researchers and scientists throughout the building. Like Saturday, we will be continuing sketching programs, science demos and hands-on activities, and make your own diorama stations.

Presales for both gallery admissions and planetarium show tickets are available, with an exclusive presale period for Bell Members on Tuesday, June 5 at 10am, going on-sale for the general public on Thursday, June 7 at 10am.

Standard gallery admission and planetarium ticket fees apply.

Location:

2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St. Paul, MN, 55113
United States

Phone:

(612) 626-9660
Contact name: 
Andria
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
07/15/2018
Time: 
Friday | July 13, 2018 , 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm; Saturday 9am-9pm; Sunday
Price: 
Varies (opening night celebration is special)