CPPM Project Portfolio

Bell Museum & Planetarium
Bell Museum and Planetarium

Twin Cities Campus

The Bell Museum project has constructed a 92,000 gross square foot facility to house a permanent exhibit gallery, traveling exhibit gallery, planetarium (digital theater), touch & see room, classrooms, retail/food service, flexible shell space on the 1st, 2nd and basement levels, and administrative and museum support spaces. Site improvements include parking, pollinator gardens, water re-use ponds and the potential for additional enhanced educational amenities.Construction also included the relocation of existing exhibit artifacts and the construction of new exhibit gallery experiences.

Bell Museum Construction Time Lapse

Project Bell Museum and Planetarium
Design Perkins+Will
Construction McGough
Gross Square Footage 92,000
Project Cost $64,225,000.00 
Construction Start June 2016

Substantial Completion -Aug 2017

Exhibit Completion - June 2018