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33 Incredible EBT Discounts in Florida

33 Incredible EBT Discounts in Florida

Looking for EBT Discounts in Florida? We’ve got the full and complete list – and we update it constantly to make sure it stays accurate!

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Got an Access Florida card? If so, you can get discounts on Amazon Prime, property taxes, student loan payments and so much more. You can also get discounted museum admission at venues across the state! We’ve spent hundreds of hours researching to find you these many, incredible freebies and EBT discounts in Florida.

6 Things You Need to Know about EBT in Florida

After years of reporting on low income and food stamps topics, I’ve learned that there are several things that most people don’t know about their Access Florida benefits.

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  • Apply for Florida EBT online on the government website. This is the fastest and easiest way to apply for food benefits.
  • Know what you can buy. Most people don’t know that they can buy seeds, plants and some gift baskets with EBT. We’ve got all the info, straight from the USDA!
  • Shop smart. You may be able to get more food for your money at farmer’s markets and You-Pick Strawberry Fields!
  • You may be eligible for more food stamps than you are getting. Many people are getting less than they should because they don’t get credit for all their deductions.
  • You may be able to get cash back from your food stamps card legally by using rewarded shopping apps. One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 in cash just by shopping with her food stamps card!
  • You can shop at Costco, Schwans and more! There are some really amazing places that accept EBT. Details here.

Statewide EBT Discounts in Florida

We’ve found so many deals that we’ve had to separate them into a statewide list and a local list! If you’re looking for local museums offering discounted admission with Access Florida cards, be sure to check out the list at the end of this article.

50% off Amazon

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$5 Internet

Internet for just $5 per month?! It’s true! We’ve found a series of low income Internet discounts from providers like Comcast, CenturyLink, AT&T and more! Here’s the list.

Free Cell Phones & Monthly Service

Cell phones and service are available FREE for individuals and families who receive Access Florida benefits. Find out who offers free phones and service in your area. 

Free Computers

There are many organizations that offer free computers, laptops and tablets for low income families. Some of them accept EBT verification letters as proof of income! Here’s what you need to know.

FREE FLORIDA ID WITH FOOD STAMPS!

State IDs are free for individuals who receive Access benefits! This is just one of the amazing EBT discounts in Florida, that we’ve found.

Just show your valid food stamps approval or re-certification letter to save the $25 that you would normally pay for a State ID. This offer is valid for all homeless and low income individuals. Please be aware that this benefit does not cover driver’s licenses and may not include the $6.25 fee collected by Tax Collector’s Offices.

50% State Parks

With an Access Florida card, you can enjoy Florida State Parks for half price!

YMCA Discounts

YMCA organizations typically offer discounts for low income individuals and families. If you qualify for food stamps in your state, you may qualify for a discounted YMCA membership! Contact your local YMCA for details.

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Other Discounts

If you’ve got EBT in Florida, then you may also be eligible for these assistance programs:

Tampa Museum of Art offers EBT Discounts in Florida to Access Florida holders
You can get free admission to the Tampa Museum of Art and so much more!

Get EBT Discounts on Florida Attractions

If you’re looking for museums and attractions, check out these amazing EBT discounts in Florida. There are so many museums and attractions throughout Florida that invite low income individuals to visit for free or cheap. We’ve found them all!

Always bring your EBT card. You’ll need to show the card to prove that you meet income limits. In the list below, green titles indicate that an EBT card from any state will be accepted.

You cannot pay for admission with your Access Florida card. The card can help you get a discount but if you have to pay to get in, you can’t do that with the EBT card. You’ll need to pay with cash or with a credit/debit card.

There’s another card that can give you free admission, too! Your library card can also help you get free (and cheap) tickets to places all over Florida! To see what your library card can do, check out our library series.

We have organized this list alphabetically by county and city for your convenience.

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Statewide

State Parks provide half-price admission for low income residents who have an Access Florida card. You will surely enjoy it when you watch the mermaid show at Weeki Wachee Springs, watch manatees and other underwater wildlife in the underwater observatory at Homosassa Springs, and watch the manatee migration at Manatee Springs.

Alachua County

Gainesville

Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention – $3 per person

The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention features a Creativity Lab, Fab (Fabrication) Lab and more to inspire inventors and creators. To that end, they offer access to 3D printers, scanners, laser cutters, soldering stations and more! If you have any interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) concepts, you’ll love Cade!

Florida Museum of Natural History – $3 per adult & FREE for kids

The permanent exhibits are always free, but now guests with an EBT card can visit the featured exhibits for just $3 each! For just $3 per adult, you’ll be able to visit ALL the featured exhibits. Children 17 and under are free!! These exhibits include the butterfly rainforest, Megalodon exhibit and more!

Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo – $3 per person

The Teaching Zoo is open from 9am to 3pm, seven days per week. The zoo is home to 70 different species of animals and is maintained by about 100 students enrolled in the college’s Zoo Animal Technology program.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale

Bonnet House Museum – $3 or less per person

This unique 35-acre historical house and tropical garden joined Museums for All in August 2021.

History Fort Lauderdale – $3 or less per person

Experience the history of Fort Lauderdale through educational experiences, innovative exhibits, artifacts and more. As a Museums for All partner, the museum offers admission for $3 or less per person.

Museum of Discovery & Science (MODS) – $2 per person

Have a great adventure at the Museum of Discovery and Science! With fun permanent exhibits and exciting rotating exhibits, there’s always something fun to do here. Up to four people can visit for just $2 per person with EBT card.

NSU Art Museum – $3 or less per person

The NSU Art Museum is held inside an 83,000 square foot building. It has over 25,000 square feet of exhibition space that contains over 7,500 works. It is especially known for its collection of Latin American, African, Black and Latinx art. As a Museums for All partner, the Art Museum charges $3 or less per person with an EBT card.

Stranahan House – $3 or less per person

The Stranahan House offers a guided tour that lasts 45-60 minutes. This is the oldest house in Fort Lauderdale! Explore it for $3 or less per person with the Museums for All program.

Collier County

Naples

Baker Museum – $1 per person

The Baker Museum is one of the largest fine art museums in Southwest Florida. The museum houses modern and contemporary art, as well as several travelling exhibitions.

Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples – $2 per person

Anyone with an EBT card can receive discounted admission of $2 per person, regardless of age, at the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples! This one-stop shop for family fun is completely ADA accessible.

Naples Botanical Garden – $3 or less per person

This 170-acre garden is a stunning paradise with plants from around the world. They are the youngest garden in history to win the American Public Gardens Association’s Award for Garden Excellence.

Charlotte County

Punta Gorda

Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens – $3 per person

Wander through world-class sculptures, impressive botanical gardens and 30 acres of preserved native habitats with expansive boardwalks.

Duvall County

Jacksonville

The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens – $3 or less per person

Since 1961, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens has showcased the art collection and riverfront home of Nina and Arthur Cummer. The museum was designed to become a “center of beauty and culture… for all of the people.”

Museum of Science & History (MOSH) – $2.50 per person

One of Jacksonville’s premier tourist attractions, MOSH always has something for everyone! Core exhibits include Atlantic Tails, Space Science Gallery and a native plant courtyard. They also feature rotating exhibits. Children 2 and under are always free.

Escambia County

Pensacola

Pensacola Children’s Museum – FREE

Children ages 10 and under will love exploring the Pensacola Children’s Museum! The first floor showcases a recreation of Pensacola’s colonial history. On the second floor, children can explore the maritime, military, industrial, multicultural, Native American and Civil War history of this great area. Special activities and storytelling occur on occasion.

Pensacola Children’s Museum is a Museums for All member. Up to 4 people can receive the EBT discount rate.

Pensacola Lighthouse & Museums – FREE

You’ll enjoy one of the most stunning views on the Gulf Coast after you trek up the 177 steps of the historic lighthouse! While you’re visiting, stop by the Richard C Callaway museum.Please note that Coast Guard regulations require children to be at least 44 inches tall OR 7 years old in order to climb the lighthouse tower. Flip flops are not allowed, either, so guests wearing them will be asked to climb barefoot.

The lighthouse and museum are located on an active military base (Naval Air Station Pensacola). Click here to read the Security Gate Procedures. 

Pensacola Museum of Art – FREE

The Pensacola Museum of Art resides in a former jail building. Built in a Spanish Revival style, the 12,000 square foot space has been adapted for cultural presentations, exhibitions and more. See what’s on display at the museum by clicking here!

Pensacola Museum of History – FREE

The Pensacola Museum of History features permanent exhibits that tell the story of Pensacola, including the unique history of trader Jon’s and more!

Gadsden County

Quincy

Gadsden Arts Center & Museum – FREE

Museums for All provides some of the coolest EBT Discounts in Florida! Through the Museums for All program, you can visit Gadsden Arts Center & Museum for FREE! Up to four people can enjoy the discount per card.

Hillsborough County

Tampa

Glazer Children’s Museum – $3 per person

Explore this interactive, learning laboratory with a great EBT discount! The museum welcomes up to four people at a discount per EBT or WIC card.

Museum of Science and Industry – $3 per person

With exciting exhibits like Touch the Future and Dinosaurs in Motion, MOSI is a great place to visit with the entire family! Show your Florida Access card before you pay admission to score this excellent discount for up to five people!

Fun fact: MOSI was also the first Florida museum to participate in Museums for All!

Tampa Bay History Center – FREE

The Tampa Bay History Center will welcome up to four people FREE per EBT card!

If you’re visiting with children, be sure to stop by the front desk fro a History Adventure Pack! These bundles include scavenger hunts, games, puzzles and other activities. They are free with admission and recommended for children ages 6+.

Tampa Museum of Art – FREE

The Tampa Museum of Art will welcome up to four people FREE per EBT card! You just need to provide your card at the TMA Welcome Desk!

Florida Museum of Photographic Arts – $3 or less per person

Explore photographic art from nationally and internationally known artists with a great EBT discount!

Lee County

Fort Myers

Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium – $3 or less per person

Explore the 105-acre site at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium! This location is a Museums for All partner.

Edison and Ford Winter Estates – $3 or less per person

The Edison and Ford Winter Estates showcase historic winter homes, botanic gardens, a museum, laboratory and more! They now offer an EBT discount.

IMAG History & Science Center – $3 or less per person

The IMAG explores animals, history and science, especially as it relates to Florida. Enjoy an EBT discount at this new Museums for All partner.

Fort Myers Beach

Mound House – $3 or less per person

The mound house offers a unique expeirence at a 2,000 year old Calusa Indian Shell Mound.

Leon County

Tallahassee

Tallahassee Museum – FREE

The Tallahassee Museum is ranked as one of Florida’s top museums. They offer daily animal encounters, historic building tours and even Living History weekends at a recreated 1880s farm. You and three guests can enter for free with your EBT card.

Manatee County

Bradenton

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature – FREE

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature offers FREE admission to people with food stamps, WIC and/or EBT cards! The free admission includes the natural history museum, special exhibitions, The Planetarium, and the Parker Manatee Rehabilitation Habitat.

Miami-Dade County

Coral Gables

Lowe Art Museum – FREE

The Lowe Art Museum is a laboratory of learning and self-discovery! This museum joined Museums for All in August 2021.

Miami

Miami Children’s Museum – Summer Camp Scholarships

The Miami Children’s Museum offers summer camp scholarships to low income households. These scholarships are funded by donations to the museum. For more information about these scholarships, including who qualifies and how to obtain one, please visit the Miami Children’s Museum website.

HistoryMiami Museum – $3 or less

The HistoryMiami Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate. It preserves Miami’s history and tells the story of the local communities, individuals, places and events. As a Museums for All partner, this museum offers an EBT discount.

Museum of Art and Design at Miami-Dade College – $3 or less

Located within the historic Freedom Tower at the Miami-Dade College campus, this museum hosts groundbreaking exhibitions and programs.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens – FREE

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens is a Gilded Age estate on Biscayne Bay. It is surrounded by 10 acres of breathtaking gardens, a mangrove shoreline and so much more.

Miami Beach

The Bass Museum of Art – FREE

The Bass is a contemporary art museum in Miami Beach. Up to four guests can receive free admission for up to four guests per card.

Monroe County

Islamorada

Florida Keys History and Discovery Center – $3 per person

The Center’s permanent exhibits include First People / Indians, Pirates / Wreckers / Salvagers, Spanish Treasure Fleets, Legends of the Line and a permanent model replica of Indian Key circa 1840. Stories of the Upper Keys include Henry Flagler’s Over-Sea Railway, the Overseas Highway,a nd the 1835 Labor Day Hurricane.

History of Diving Museum – FREE

Visit the History of Diving Museum FREE with an EBT card! The museum showcases all manner of historical artifacts related to the history of diving and underwater exploration, but also showcases the special role of the Florida Keys in that history.

Key West

Fort East Martello Museum – $3 or less per person

Explore a Civil War era fort on beautiful Key West! This museum is a Museums for All partner and offers an EBT discount.

Key West Lighthouse & Keepers Quarters – $3 or less per person

The current Key West lighthouse opened in 1848 and made history with a woman lighthouse keeper. Although the lighthouse was decommissioned in 1969, it is open so visitors can walk up the 88 stairs to the top of the light and explore the history of the lighthouse keepers.

Key West Museum of Art & History – $3 or less per person

Located in the Custom House, The Museum of Art and History is a beautiful landmark that looks over Mallory’s historic seaport.

Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Gardens – $3 or less per person

The Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Gardens is unique because it is “the only frost-free, sub-tropical natural conservation habitat in the continental United States.”

Tennessee Williams Museum – $3 or less per person

For more than 30 years, Tennessee Williams lived in Key West. Now known as one of the greatest 20th century American playwrights, Williams earned two Pulitzer Prizes, Tony Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom among others. The museum showcases his history.

Orange County

Orlando

Orange County Regional History Center – FREE

The Orange County Regional History Center offers free admission to individuals and families with Access Florida cards! This is provided through the Museums for All program.

Orlando Science Center – $3 per person

Explore the Mindbender Mansion, Fusion: A STEAM Gallery, the Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit and so much more! In order to receive this discount for up to 6 people, just show your Access Florida card at the admissions desk. Visit their website for more information.

Winter Park

Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens – $3 or less per person

The Polasek Museum and Gardens feature the work of Albin Polasek, a 20th century sculptor who focused on creating works showcasing nature and the beauty of movement.

Osceola County

Kissimmee

Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek – $2 per adult

The Pioneer Village welcomes people with Access Florida cards for just $2 per adult. Children under age 13 are free. Up to four people can receive the discount per EBT cards.

Palm Beach County

Boynton Beach

Schoolhouse Children’s Museum & Learning Center – $2 per person

The Schoolhouse Children’s Museum “strives to inspire and engage children and families to explore, play, learn and discover through creative, interactive learning opportunities that integrate the arts, humanities and sciences in cultural and historical settings.” Up to four family members can get admission for just $2 each.

West Palm Beach

Cox Science Center and Aquarium – $3 per person

Bring your EBT card to Cox Science Center and Aquarium and up to four people will receive admission for just $3 per person! You’ll need an ID card and either a SNAP or WIC card to receive this discount. Valid for general admission only.

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium – $3 or less per person

SF Science Center joined Museums for All in August 2021! As a result, they charge $3 or less per person with EBT card, for up to four people.

Pinellas County

St. Petersburg

Florida Holocaust Museum – $3 or less per person

The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of all those who died in the Holocaust by continuing to teach about the inherent worth and dignity of human life.

Great Explorations Children’s Museum – $3 per person

The bright and colorful exhibits (which include building tables, a pizza kitchen, critter cave, firehouse and more) are so much fun for kids! Admission is just $3 per person for up to 5 family members, with an EBT card. Guests under 1 year of age are always free.

James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art – FREE

Thanks to donor support, guests with EBT are able to visit the James Museum for free (regular admission is $20!). This a great discount!

Morean Arts Center & Chihuly Collection – Free & $3 per person

The Morean Arts Center is comprised of the Chihuly Collection, the Morean Glass Studio and the Center for Clay. The Center for Clay is a mile or so up the road from the Arts Center, but they are all connected. The Morean Arts Studio and Center for Clay are always free.

Prices for the Chihuly Collection are normally $20 for general admission, but with your EBT card, it’s just $3 per person!

Museum of Fine Arts, St. PetersburgFREE

Explore 5,000 years of civilization throughout thousands of objects. The museum includes iconic masterpieces from Monet and O’Keefe, a sculpture garden, and an impressive photography collection.

Salvador Dali Museum – $3 for adults

With an EBT card, adults pay $3 and children 5 and under are free! You’ll also receive free parking in the Dali Museum lot. You can also receive 10% discounts at the Museum Store!

Polk County

Lakeland

Explorations V Children’s Museum – $3 per person

This museum engages all five senses on a whimsical educational journey through several different exciting exhibits. In fact, that’s why they have the ‘V’ or Roman ‘5’ in their name! Up to four people can enter for just $3 each, with EBT card.

Sarasota County

Sarasota

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art – Free

John Ringling was one of the five Ringling brothers who owned and operated “The Greatest Show on Earth” in the Roaring Twenties. With an estimated worth of nearly $200 million, he built an vast 36,000 square foot mansion and a 21-gallery museum to showcase his love of art.

With your Florida Access card, your free admission is limited to the Museum of Art. There is an extra fee to visit the mansion, which is called Ca’ d’Zan.

Volusia County

Daytona Beach

Museum of Arts and Sciences – $3 or less per person

The Museum of Arts and Sciences is the largest art, science and history museum in Central Florida! As a Museums for All partner, they offer an EBT discount.

DeLand

Museum of Art DeLand – FREE

On a Facebook post on July 1, 2020, the Museum of Art – Deland announced that they had joined Museums for All and would be offering FREE admission to anyone who receives food stamps.

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Teresa

Saturday 4th of June 2022

Good morning I see that you advertised as free or reduced-price of zoos aquariums at Museum but I only see museums listed why is that

Isaac

Saturday 4th of June 2022

Great question! I’ll get that added to our research list and we’ll get that information added as soon as we can.

Ashley Bennett

Friday 11th of March 2022

Is there any kind of help in levy or alachua county?

Isaac

Saturday 19th of March 2022

Great question! I’ll get that added to our research list and we’ll get that information added as soon as we can.

Cen

Thursday 17th of June 2021

I just wanted to say it’s really great what you do! Thank you for all the information!

Isaac

Monday 13th of December 2021

Thanks for letting us know! I’m glad we were able to help.

Brandi

Sunday 21st of July 2019

Thanks so much for compiling this list, do you know of any freebies In St Johns county? I'm a single mom living in the women's shelter here with my son, escaping from a domestic violence situation. Would like to find some cheap or free things to do around here with my kid or any other help specific to the St Augustine area. Thanks!

Riley Thomson

Tuesday 23rd of July 2019

Brandi, Here is a link to our Florida Archive so you can see everything we have available. Here are free and cheap things to do in Florida. I hope this helps. -Riley

Chris

Saturday 11th of May 2019

For the life of me can't find help in Orange County Florida for grants for home repairs or any organization that does them, and I need them badly. I'm either not in there area and they say try someone else. Disabled low income. Would be nice if some angels would show up and just do them like I read about.

Riley Thomson

Tuesday 14th of May 2019

Chris, Here is a link to our section on Home Repair grants in Florida. I hope this helps. -Riley