Special Offers for Members

The benefits of Science Museum membership extend beyond the museum. In addition to great deals when you visit the museum, members receive discounts from local cultural organizations.

Museum Discounts

Members receive a 10% discount on purchases in the Explore Store. Most classes for adults, families, and children also offer special members-only discounts.

Other Organization Discounts

Bakken Museum Science Museum members are invited to receive $2 off Bakken Museum single admission tickets and $5 off Bakken Museum memberships. No other discounts apply. Must show valid Science Museum membership card. Offer expires December 31, 2018.

The Bell Museum offers a $5 membership discount to current Science Museum members on all Individual; Dual/Individual Plus; and Household/Grandparents Basic, Plus, and Passport Membership Levels. Discount available on-site at the Bell Museum or online at z.umn.edu/bellpartner using promo code SMMBELL. Must show current membership card for on-site purchases. Discount cannot be combined with other promotional offers. Offer valid through June 30, 2019.

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory offers Science Museum members a $5 discount on any Como Friends membership. No other discounts apply. Must show valid Science Museum membership card. Discounts not available online. Como Friends member perks are listed here. Offer expires December 31, 2018.

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum offers $5 off Individual or Dual level membership and $10 off Sustainer or above membership. Call the Weisman Membership Office at (612) 626-5302. Offer expires December 31, 2018.

Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth offers Science Museum members $5 off the purchase of a membership or $2 off tickets to the Great Lakes Aquarium just by showing your Science Museum membership card! For more information, call (218) 740-3474. Offer expires December 31, 2018.

Minnesota Children’s Museum: Receive $2 off general admission or $10 off any level membership. Memberships can be purchased at the Museum Box Office or by calling (651) 225-6000. Offer expires December 31, 2018. Not valid on events, previous purchases, or with any other offer. Must show valid Science Museum of Minnesota membership card to receive discount.

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Science Museum of Minnesota members to receive a 10% discount on the three basic levels of membership plus 2 Free Passes (passes $24 value): Solo is $54 vs. $60, Duo is $90 vs. $100, Duo+2 is $112.50 vs. $125

The Arboretum is Minnesota's premier public garden, plant collections, woodlands, wetlands, and prairie with nature-inspired exhibits, events, gift store, restaurant, meeting venue. There is a Three-Mile Drive plus hiking, ski and snowshoe trails. Visit arboretum.umn.edu or call (612) 301-1257 for more information. Offer expires December 31, 2018.

Minnesota Zoo offers Science Museum members $2 off adult and $1 off child/senior admission prices. Show your membership card along with a photo ID to receive your discount. Expiration date: December 31, 2018. 

Walker Art Center offers Science Museum of Minnesota members a $10 discount on any basic level membership. To receive this discount membership rate, please call the Walker Membership Office at (612) 375-7655. Offer expires June 30, 2019.

Your Benefits Travel

Science Museum membership cards grant free admission to more than 350 museums worldwide through the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program. Special exhibits, planetariums, or theaters may not be included. To find a museum near your travel destination, visit the ASTC website.

Please note that museums within 90 miles of the Science Museum of Minnesota are excluded from this program.

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