Over the years, we've received countless
inquiries regarding teacher discounts for travel destinations, amusement
parks, museums, zoos and other attractions. To help you stretch your
vacation budget, we've compiled a list of the most popular education discounts,
which you'll find below in
alphabetical order. For more travel-related discounts such as plane tickets,
hotels and car rentals, we invite you to visit our
Art Institute of Chicago:
admission is given to Illinois educators, teaching artists, pre-service
teachers, and home school parents.
Baltimore National Aquarium:
Teachers get a
free orientation & free curriculum for fieldtrip planning purposes. Free
admission is also available for those chaperoning
of 15 or more. Plus, everybody can visit for
50% off every Friday after 5pm.
Boston Children's Museum:
K-8 Teachers from MA, NH, CT, RI, VT, and ME get
free admission and access to
Broadway / New York City: Teachers
and students receive deep discounts to hundreds of Broadway and Off-Broadway
shows, museums and other productions by registering with the
Ticket Program or by acquiring a membership with the
Busch Gardens: We've negotiated an education
discount with Florida Ticket Station for Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and other
for details and coupon code.
Central Florida Zoo:
Teachers and bus drivers get in for
chaperoning a group of 15 or more.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium: Free
admission is available to educators with a valid teacher ID at the
Details can be found in
this PDF information flyer. Also available are
free resources, including an educational planner and
Colonial Williamsburg: A 50%
admission discount is available to educators year-round. Be sure to present
a valid teacher ID at the ticketing office.
Homeschoolers also receive special pricing.
Crayola Experience: K-12 educators receive free
admission at all locations. See details for
Mall of America, MN, and
Plano, TX. Be sure to bring your school ID or
paystub with you on the day of your excursion. Plus, other members of your
party receive a $5 discount by
online and using store name
Denver Art Museum: Educators and
discounted membership as well as access to
Discovery World, Milwaukee, WI:
Teachers and homeschoolers get unlimited free admission, free VIP tours of
labs and studios, access to professional development events and much more
join Discovery World’s Educator Community -- it's free!
Disneyland: Educators who are members of ACSA, CTA, and
CRTA get discounted Disneyland tickets through
TSA Special Member Services.
TSA also provides discounts on other theme parks, aquariums, seasonal events
Disney World: We've negotiated an education discount with
Florida Ticket Station for Walt Disney World and other FL attractions!
here for details and coupon code.
Dollywood: If visiting with a
school group of 15 or more,
complimentary admission is given to one teacher
per group and all bus drivers. Students get free lunch.
Special pricing is also available to
homeschoolers. Or look for a $5
discount which is usually offered at the Pigeon Forge McDonald's. This
coupon is printed on their large cups and is typically good for 4
Field Museum, Chicago:
Free basic admission is given to
Illinois teachers, pre-K through 12. Must present a valid teacher photo ID at the
time of ticket purchase. Students with a valid school ID get discounted
check here for a list of free admission days which are made available to
all Illinois residents with proof of residency.
Florida K-12 teachers get
in for free after enrolling into the
Teacher Study Program. It's completely free to join,
Gatorland: Florida teachers and residents enjoy free
admission during select months of the year.
Contact Gatorland for details.
Non-Florida residents can receive a discount via
Florida Ticket Station.
Grand Canyon Railway: Free tickets for teachers,
discounts of up to 35% for students, and specially priced rooms and meals
are available via the
Grand Canyon Railway's Conductor's Club program. See details at the bottom
of this page.
Grand Ole Opry, Nashville: Discounted admission to the
Grand Ole Opry (and a number of other Nashville attractions) are available
to educators who book an overnight stay at the
Gaylord Opryland Resort. That's in addition to their special
teacher appreciation hotel rates!
Houston Zoo: Admission is free for organized school
groups Monday through Thursday. Student and employee discounts and group
rates are available. And anyone can get free admission on the first Tuesday
of each month, September through May, from noon until closing.
Kansas City Zoo: Teachers, administrators
and home school educators receive free admission during the Zoo's Teacher
Appreciation Day. To inquire about this year's designated Teacher
Appreciation Day, contact the education department at 816-595-1765.
Additionally, free school field trips are available to 2nd grade, 4th grade,
and secondary schools within the Zoological District. See
this page for details.
Kennedy Space Center: Florida, Georgia, Puerto Rico and
U.S. Virgin Islands teachers receive free admission to the
Visitor Complex and Educator Resource Center via their
Educator Study Pass
program. Residents of other states can receive discounts via
Las Vegas: There are a number of teacher discounts in Vegas.
Davidoff Bar offers free champagne and 50% off wine & beer
every day from 2-5pm. Caesars Entertainment spans over a dozen hotels brands
discounted hotel stays via this online booking form. The Mob Museum
discounted admission with a valid Teacher ID. Past teacher discounts include Miracle Mile
Le Reve at the Wynn, and other shows & exhibitions.
So be sure to present your school ID when making any purchase in Vegas -- it
may help you save some money!
free admission is available to Florida teachers of grades K-12.
Residents of other states can receive discounts via
Florida Ticket Station.
Other Legoland locations offer free admission for teachers during select
days / months throughout the year. Here are examples in
California and in
Milwaukee Art Museum:
Wisconsin K-12 teachers
receive free admission to the museum. Simply present a valid school ID or
paystub at the admission desk.
Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX:
Teachers get free admission to all Moody Gardens attractions during
Educator Open House dates. Family members get discounted rates.
Morey's Piers, NJ:
Free teacher admission and discounted rates for their family and friends
are offered during their annual Teacher Appreciation Day, which is usually
in early June. Pre-registration is required by emailing SchoolPrograms@MoreysPiers.com
or calling 609-846-1626. Discounted school group rates are also available
and include one free chaperone pass for every 10 students.
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago:
is given to Illinois teachers, pre-K through 12. Be sure to also
check their list of free admission days, which are made available to
all Illinois residents with proof of residency.
Parks: Show a valid school ID at most National Park Service
visitor centers across the nation and receive 15% off your purchase.
curriculum and other tools are also available. Plus, 4th grade teachers
and students can receive free access to hundreds of U.S. parks, lands, and
waters for an entire year via the
Every Kid in a
Museum, Los Angeles:
California teachers with a valid school ID and
qualifying school groups get in for free year-round. All others can enjoy
free admission days, typically on the first Tuesday of each month. You may also want to check out
these other free museums in the
Los Angeles area.
New England Aquarium, Boston:
Teacher Pass Program, the Aquarium allows all New England K-12 teachers
to receive free Aquarium admission, discounts at the Harbor View Café and
Gift Shop, free access to their Teacher Resource Center and much more.
Learn more and apply here.
Orlando Science Center:
Free admission is available to Florida
teachers with a valid teacher ID.
Certified preK-12 teachers, principals and assistant principals can take
advantage of free admission during most months by registering for the
Ripley's Aquariums, SC and TN:
North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee teachers receive free admission and
guests during designated days throughout the year. Must present a current school ID or paystub at the
ticket window. Contact the aquariums for more information.
San Diego Zoo: Members of ACSA, CTA, and CRTA get
discounted zoo tickets through
TSA Special Member Services.
City, Kansas City: Teachers and home school educators in Missouri and Kansas
receive free admission if registered for the
Union Station Kansas City
Educator Program. Registration is free.
Sea Life Aquariums:
Sea Life has five U.S. locations, including the famous Mall of America in
Educators receive discounted membership rates and
free admission during
Teacher Open House events.
teacher admission is available to SeaWorld
San Diego and
Antonio through the SeaWorld Teacher Fun Card initiative. Must be a resident of FL, CA,
AZ or TX (use links above to access appropriate registration info). Non-FL
residents can receive discounts for SeaWorld Orlando via
Complimentary classroom resources for SeaWorld Parks are
Sesame Place, Langhorne, PA: Teachers of grades K-12 from
PA, NY, NJ & DE get a
free Teacher Pass valid for unlimited park admission.
Groups of 15 or more receive special rates.
Shedd Aquarium, Chicago: Educators from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin
receive free admission
once registered for a voucher.
Teachers and students of grades K-6 are eligible for free admission via the
Six Flags Read to Succeed program.
Skeletons: Animals Unveiled, Orlando:
FL teachers get in for free anytime of the year. Just bring a valid teacher
ID or appropriate credentials to show you are a teacher.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa: Tampa Bay area
teachers, staff and homeschool educators receive up to a 50% discount
toward ticket purchases for pre-selected shows with a valid school ID at the
Straz Center Ticket Sales Office.
Universal Studios, FL and CA:
We've negotiated an
education discount with Florida Ticket Station for Universal Orlando and
other FL attractions. Discounts to
Universal Studios Hollywood are available to members of ACSA, CTA, and CRTA
via TSA Special Member Services, as well as to faculty and students of
admission is available to teachers during designated months of the year
Check their site for Teacher Appreciation information for the
WonderWorks near you.
If you know of a discount not listed,
contact us with more information.
What Our Teachers Are Saying
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– Audrey Codner, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, MD