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Bell Museum of Natural History- MOVED

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Fun and unusual trip to the States largest university

I recommend a walk around the campus of one of the largest universities in the country along with... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
Kevin P
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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This museum makes for a fun & educational rainy day outing with kids. It has diverse exhibits... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
Marzimarzo
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Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon
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“Wonderful "Audubon Animated" Exhibit through May 31, 2020”
Aug 20, 2017
“Fun and unusual trip to the States largest university”
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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...more
Suggested Duration:2-3 hours
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10 Church St SE, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55113
University / Dinkytown
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+1 612-626-9660
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Compact exhibit with original selections from exquisite folio of John James Audubon engravings of large and small varied birds - amazing detail, perspective and movement--truly stunning. These along with an animated 5-6 minute display of birds in varied habitats, interesting
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I recommend a walk around the campus of one of the largest universities in the country along with an entertaining stop at the Bell Museum. While there please visit the universities memorial union and the art museum next to it.
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This museum makes for a fun & educational rainy day outing with kids. It has diverse exhibits: wildlife in their natural habitat (sort of like screenshots of animals' lives) as well as exploration and hand-on touching of fossils & specimens
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The Bell Museum is a beautiful old building with some incredible dioramas depicting Minnesota wildlife. Most of them were installed between the mid-20s and the 60s. Visiting the museum is like stepping back in time. The dark, musty smelling museum with its oak wood walls and
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We brought our one year old, and really enjoyed the vintage feel of this museum. The displays are very well done, as others have commented. We also enjoyed the overall aesthetic of a small well cared for property. Our favorites was the time lapse video montage, and the various
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