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Bell Museum - University of Minnesota

St Paul, Minnesota

Minnesota’s official natural history museum, established by the legislature in 1872 and held in trust by the University of Minnesota. For over a century, the museum has preserved and interpreted their state’s rich natural history and served learners of all ages. Additionally, their scientific collections contain over one million specimens, representing every county in Minnesota and various locales around the globe.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, the diversity of life on earth, and take a walk through the state of Minnesota, featuring their world famous wildlife dioramas.