Special Offers for Members | Science Museum of Minnesota

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, 2017.

The Bell Museum of Natural History offers Science Museum members $5 off an individual or household level membership to the Bell Museum. Visit z.umn.edu/BellMember for more information. Offer expires December 31, 2017.

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, 2017.

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, 2017.

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, 2017.

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 June 30, 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, 2017.

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, 2017.

SteppingStone Theatre offers Science Museum members $2 off each admission to weekend performance at SteppingStone Theatre. Must show your current Science Museum membership card to receive discount. Online Code: SMM17. Not valid with other offers or discounts. Offer expires August 31, 2018. Regular prices: $12 youth/seniors, $16 adults. 

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, 2018.

The Works Museum, a hands-on museum for kids and families with a focus on engineering and design, offers Science Museum members $10 off memberships and $2 off general admission price. Please visit The Works Museum's website at theworks.org for open days and details. Please present your Science Museum membership card to receive the discount. Offer expires December 31, 2017.

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.