Membership: Teachers

Who is eligible for the teacher discount?

Permanent K-12 teachers, K-12 principals and deans, and homeschooling educators who are registered with the state.

What proof do I need to show?

One of the following forms of proof is required:

  • Teachers, principals, or deans must show a valid staff badge or pay stub

  • Homeschool parents must provide a copy of the Compulsory Instruction Report or Letter of Intent they filed with the state for the current year

  • Call (651) 221-9409 or email to ask about other qualifying documents

    • Proof of eligibility is required every year if you’d like to renew your membership with the teacher discount.

How do I apply?

Download the Teacher Membership application.

  • At the Box Office: Bring in your proof of eligibility and purchase or renew in person

  • Through the Mail: your application, proof of eligibility and payment to:

    Membership Department
    Science Museum of Minnesota
    120 W. Kellogg Blvd.
    Saint Paul, MN 55102

  • We cannot offer refunds for existing memberships. If you qualify for the teacher discount and purchase a Household or Dual membership at the regular price, call (651) 221-9409 or email After faxing or emailing proof of your eligibility, your membership will be extended to compensate for the missed discount.

  • Your membership is activated as soon as payment is processed.

  • Membership cards take approximately three weeks to arrive; feel free to come in without them.